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Post-Westerns: Cinema, Region, West

Neil Campbell
Format
Book
Published
Lincoln ; London : University of Nebraska Press, [2013]
Language
English
Series
Postwestern horizons
ISBN
9780803234765, 0803234767
Summary
"A study of post-1945 contemporary Western films within the social and cultural context of western studies"--
Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction : big hats, horses, and dust : the visible and invisible West
  • Dead westerns : the posthumous and the post-Western
  • Mourning in America : The lusty men (1952) and Bad day at Black Rock (1954)
  • "You and your god's country" : The misfits (1961)
  • "We keep heading west" : Dennis Hopper and the post-Western
  • Exile and dislocation in the urban post-Western : The exiles (1961) and Fat city (1972)
  • Post-Western genealogies : John Sayles's Lone star (1996) and Silver city (2004)
  • "Opened from the inside out" : Wim Wenders's Don't come knocking (2005)
  • The idioms of living : Donna Deitch and Allison Anders
  • The schizo-West : Down in the valley (2005)
  • Spook country : the pensive West of No country for old men (2007)
  • Conclusion : is there a politics of the post-Western?
  • Notes
  • Index.
Description
x, 415 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-406) and index.
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