Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2016

240 Pages | 20 b/w illus. 1 b/w tables

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474402460

Bookseller Code (06)

Cowboy Classics

The Roots of the American Western in the Epic Tradition

Kirsten Day

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Screening Antiquity

Cowboy Classics looks at the remarkably intimate connection between Western film and Greek and Roman epic, each of which focuses on a mythic-historical period from the past where our societal notions of what constitutes heroism, masculinity, and honour were first forged.


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