A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American West PDF ePub eBook

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A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American West free pdf A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American West presents a series of essays that explore the historic and contemporary cultural expressions rooted in America's western states. * Offers a comprehensive approach to the wide range of cultural expressions originating in the west * Focuses on the intersections, complexities, and challenges found within and between the different historical and cultural groups that define the west's various distinctive regions * Addresses traditionally familiar icons and ideas about the west (such as cowboys, wide-open spaces, and violence) and their intersections with urbanization and other regional complexities * Features essays written by many of the leading scholars in western American cultural studies

About Nicolas S. Witschi

Nicolas S. Witschi is Professor of English atWestern Michigan University. A past co-president of the WesternLiterature Association, he is the author of Traces of Gold:California s Natural Resources and the Claim to Realism inWestern American Literature (2002) and of a WesternWriters Series monograph on Alonzo Old Block Delano (2006). He is also the co-editor with MelodyGraulich of Dirty Words in "Deadwood": Literature and thePostwestern (2013).


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Author : Nicolas S. Witschi
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 31 January 2014
ISBN : 1118652517
EAN : 9781118652510
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 578 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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