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A Companion to the literature and culture of the American West / edited by Nicolas S. Witschi.

Contributor(s): Witschi, Nicolas S, 1966-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: PS169.W4 C66 2014Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture.Publication: Chichester : Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, c2014Description: xi, 563 p. : ill.ISBN: 9781118652510 (pbk.); 1118652517 (pbk.); 9781405187336 (hbk).; 1405187336 (hbk)..Subject(s): American literature -- History and criticism | West (U.S.) -- In literature | West (U.S.) -- In mass media | West (U.S.) -- In art
Contents:
Part I: Introduction -- 1 Imagining the West / Nicolas S. Witschi -- Part II: Regions and Histories -- 2 Exploration, Trading, Trapping, Travel, and Early Fiction, 1780-1850 / Edward Watts -- 3 Worlds of Wonder and Ambition: Gold Rush California and the Culture of Mining Bonanzas in the North American West / Peter J. Blodgett -- 4 The Literate West of Nineteenth-Century Periodicals / Tara Penry -- 5 A History of American Women's Western Books, 1833-1928 / Nina Baym -- 6 Literary Cultures of the American Southwest / Daniel Worden -- 7 Literary Cartography of the Great Plains / Susan Naramore Maher -- 8 The Literary Northern Rockies as The Last Best Place / O. Alan Weltzien -- 9 North by Northwest: The Last Frontier of Western Literature / Eric Heyne -- 10 Chronotopes of the Asian American West / Hsuan L. Hsu
11 African American Literature and Culture and the American West / Michael K. Johnson -- 12 Mythical Frontiers: Manifest Destiny, Aztlan, and the Cosmic Race / John L. Escobedo -- 13 Writing the Indigenous West / Kathleen Washburn -- 14 Framing Class in the Rural West: Cowboys, Double-wides, and McMansions / Nancy Cook -- 15 Postcolonial West / Alex Hunt -- 16 New West, Urban and Suburban Spaces, Postwest / Krista Comer -- Part III: Varienties and Forms -- 17 What We Talk About When We Talk About Western Art / Brian W. Dippie -- 18 "All Hat and No Cattle": Romance, Realism, and Late Nineteenth-Century Western American Fiction / Gary Scharnhorst -- 19 The Coyote Nature of Cowboy Poetry / Barbara Barmey Nelson -- 20 "The Wind Blew Them Away": Folksinging the West, 1880-1930 / David Fenimore
21 Autobiography / Gioia Woods -- 22 Housing the American West: Western Women's Literature, Early Twentieth Century and Beyond / Cathryn Halverson -- 23 The Apple Doesn't Fall Far from the Tree: Western American Literature and Environmental Literary Criticism / Hal Crimmel -- 24 Detective Fiction / Nicolas S. Witschi -- 25 The American Western Film / Corey K. Creekmur -- 26 Post-Western Cinema / Neil Campbell -- Part IV: Issues, Themes, Case Studies -- 27 America Unscripted: Performing the Wild West / Jefferson D. Slagle -- 28 Revising Public Memory in the American West: Native American Performance in the Ramona Outdoor Play / Karen E. Ramirez -- 29 Omnimedia Marketing: The Case of The Lone Ranger / Chadwick Allen -- 30 The Nuclear Southwest / Audrey Goodman
31 Ranging over Stegner's Arid West: Mobility as Adaptive Strategy / Bonney MacDonald -- 32 The Golbal West: Temporality, Spatial Politics, and Literary Production / Susan Kollin -- 33 Tumbling Dice: The Problem of Las Vegas / Stephen Tatum and Nathaniel Lewis.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part I: Introduction -- 1 Imagining the West / Nicolas S. Witschi -- Part II: Regions and Histories -- 2 Exploration, Trading, Trapping, Travel, and Early Fiction, 1780-1850 / Edward Watts -- 3 Worlds of Wonder and Ambition: Gold Rush California and the Culture of Mining Bonanzas in the North American West / Peter J. Blodgett -- 4 The Literate West of Nineteenth-Century Periodicals / Tara Penry -- 5 A History of American Women's Western Books, 1833-1928 / Nina Baym -- 6 Literary Cultures of the American Southwest / Daniel Worden -- 7 Literary Cartography of the Great Plains / Susan Naramore Maher -- 8 The Literary Northern Rockies as The Last Best Place / O. Alan Weltzien -- 9 North by Northwest: The Last Frontier of Western Literature / Eric Heyne -- 10 Chronotopes of the Asian American West / Hsuan L. Hsu

11 African American Literature and Culture and the American West / Michael K. Johnson -- 12 Mythical Frontiers: Manifest Destiny, Aztlan, and the Cosmic Race / John L. Escobedo -- 13 Writing the Indigenous West / Kathleen Washburn -- 14 Framing Class in the Rural West: Cowboys, Double-wides, and McMansions / Nancy Cook -- 15 Postcolonial West / Alex Hunt -- 16 New West, Urban and Suburban Spaces, Postwest / Krista Comer -- Part III: Varienties and Forms -- 17 What We Talk About When We Talk About Western Art / Brian W. Dippie -- 18 "All Hat and No Cattle": Romance, Realism, and Late Nineteenth-Century Western American Fiction / Gary Scharnhorst -- 19 The Coyote Nature of Cowboy Poetry / Barbara Barmey Nelson -- 20 "The Wind Blew Them Away": Folksinging the West, 1880-1930 / David Fenimore

21 Autobiography / Gioia Woods -- 22 Housing the American West: Western Women's Literature, Early Twentieth Century and Beyond / Cathryn Halverson -- 23 The Apple Doesn't Fall Far from the Tree: Western American Literature and Environmental Literary Criticism / Hal Crimmel -- 24 Detective Fiction / Nicolas S. Witschi -- 25 The American Western Film / Corey K. Creekmur -- 26 Post-Western Cinema / Neil Campbell -- Part IV: Issues, Themes, Case Studies -- 27 America Unscripted: Performing the Wild West / Jefferson D. Slagle -- 28 Revising Public Memory in the American West: Native American Performance in the Ramona Outdoor Play / Karen E. Ramirez -- 29 Omnimedia Marketing: The Case of The Lone Ranger / Chadwick Allen -- 30 The Nuclear Southwest / Audrey Goodman

31 Ranging over Stegner's Arid West: Mobility as Adaptive Strategy / Bonney MacDonald -- 32 The Golbal West: Temporality, Spatial Politics, and Literary Production / Susan Kollin -- 33 Tumbling Dice: The Problem of Las Vegas / Stephen Tatum and Nathaniel Lewis.

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