Journals Higher Education



30 April 2014

ISBN: 9780748685585

Bookseller Code (06)

Myth of the Western

Matthew Carter

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Explores the cultural, historical and political factors contributing to seeing the frontier myth as a major source of the Western
  • Analyses and challenges the film scholarship that has developed around the Western over sixty five years
  • Reconsiders the historical function of the Western and its continued relevance in the twenty-first century

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