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New Wests and Post-wests: Literature and Film of the American West Hardcover – Unabridged, September 1, 2013
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"The free-range scholarship contained in this collection certainly is eclectic-a potpourri of film reviews, thematic plot and character summaries, comparative textual studies, and historical discussions along with sophisticated theory-driven analyses of texts and films [...] [and] many of the individual essays have much to recommend them." Phillip A. Snyder Brigham Young University Western American Literature, 51: 1 (2016)
About the Author
Paul Varner is Scholar-in-Residence in Language and Literature at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. He is the editor of Westerns: Paperback Novels and Movies from Hollywood. Other scholarly books include Historical Dictionary of Westerns in Cinema, Historical Dictionary of Westerns in Literature, and Historical Dictionary of the Beat Movement. Professor Varner has also published on 18th-century English literature, Romanticism, and current American poets.