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Reading the West: New Essays on the Literature of the American West

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Reading the West: New Essays on the Literature of the American West - Kowalewski, Michael (Editor)
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The American West of myth and legend has always exerted a strong hold on the popular imagination, and the essays in Reading the West examine some of the basis of that fascination. Reading the West, first published in 1996, is a collection of critical essays by writers, independent scholars and critics on the literature of the American West in the last two centuries. It showcases new ways of reading and understanding western writing. Arguing for the importance of 'place' in literature, these essays explore what makes ...

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Reading the West: New Essays on the Literature of the American West 1996, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521565592

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Reading the West: New Essays on the Literature of the American West 1996, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521450614

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