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A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American West free pdf A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American West presents a series of essays that explore the historic and contemporary cultural expressions rooted in America's western states. * Offers a comprehensive approach to the wide range of cultural expressions originating in the west * Focuses on the intersections, complexities, and challenges found within and between the different historical and cultural groups that define the west's various distinctive regions * Addresses traditionally familiar icons and ideas about the west (such as cowboys, wide-open spaces, and violence) and their intersections with urbanization and other regional complexities * Features essays written by many of the leading scholars in western American cultural studies

About Nicolas S. Witschi

Nicolas S. Witschi is Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of English, Western Michigan University. He is the author of Traces of Gold: California's Natural Resources and the Claim to Realism in Western American Literature (2002), a Western Writers Series monograph on Alonzo "Old Block" Delano (2006), and various articles and essays on Mary Austin, John Muir, Sinclair Lewis, and Henry James.

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Author : Nicolas S. Witschi
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 31 October 2011
ISBN : 1444350641
EAN : 9781444350647
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 576 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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