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Title Westerns : the essential Journal of popular film and television collection / edited by Gary R. Edgerton and Michael T. Marsden.
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
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Description xix, 359 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Essays previously published in The journal of popular film and television, between 1972-2011.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction: The journal of popular film & television legacy of Western scholarship / Gary R. Edgerton and Michael T. Marsden -- Silent Westerns. The earliest Western films: a checklist of pre-1900 prototype Western films in the Library of Congress paper print collection / Daryl E. Jones -- "The cross-heart people": race and inheritance in the silent Westerns / Joanna Hearne -- "Arizona Jim": the Westerns of Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. / John C. Tibbetts -- Classic Westerns. Soldiers in Stetsons: B-Westerns go to war / R. Philip Loy -- "Be sure you're right, then go ahead": the early Disney Westerns / J.G. O'Boyle -- "Let's go home, Debbie": the matter of blood pollution, combat culture, and Cold War hysteria in The searchers (1956) / Sue Matheson -- Race and Westerns. Playing at being Indian: spectatorship and the early Western / Alison Griffiths -- A fate worse than death: racism, transgression, and Westerns / J.P. Telotte -- A politically correct Ethan Edwards: Clint Eastwood's The outlaw Josey Wales (1976) / Robert Sickels -- Gender and Westerns. Howard Hughes and his Western: The maverick and The outlaw (1943) / Thomas H. Pauly -- Carrying concealed weapons: gendered makeover in Calamity Jane (1953) / Tamar Jeffers McDonald -- Redesigning Pocahontas: Disney, the "White man's Indian", and the marketing of dreams / Gary Edgerton and Kathy Merlock Jackson -- Revisionist Westerns. McCabe and Mrs. Miller (1971): Robert Altman's anti-Western / Gary Engle -- Blending genres, bending time: Steampunk of the Western frontier / Cynthia J. Miller and A. Bowdoin Van Riper -- Deadwood (2004-2006), generic transformation, and televisual history / Allison Perlman -- Westerns in global context. Shouldering the weight of the world: the sensational and global appeal of John Wayne's body / Russell Meeuf -- The man with no home/Musukja (1968): Shane comes back in a Korean "Manchurian Western" / Hye Seung Chung -- Hollywood border cinema: Westerns with a vengeance / Camilla Fojas -- The Western rides on: books about Western movies, 2005-2011 / Ray Merlock and Jack Nachbar.
Subject Western films -- History and criticism.
Related Names Edgerton, Gary R. (Gary Richard), 1952-
Marsden, Michael T.
Related Titles Journal of popular film and television.
ISBN 9780415783231 (hardback)
0415783232 (hardback)
9780415783248 (pbk.)
0415783240 (pbk.)
OCLC number 707965889