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Title Critical essays on the western American novel / William T. Pilkington.

Publication Info. Boston, Mass. : G.K. Hall, [1980]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Joliet Twp HS SD 204 - West Campus Adult Non-Fiction - JWHB-1  809.30874    AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 275 pages ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Critical essays on American literature
Critical essays on American literature.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents [Overview of the western novel] -- The novel in the American west / John R. Milton -- Western interpreters / Andy Adams -- Virgins, villains and varmints / W.H. Hutchinson -- The themes of western fiction / Max Westbrook -- [History and theory of the popular western novel] -- The beginnings of cowboy fiction / Mody C. Boatright -- Origins of the western / Richard / W. Etulain -- Prolegomena to the western / John G. Cawelti -- [Theories of the literary western novel] -- The western esthetic / Max Westbrook -- Frontier and region in western literature / Richard W. Etulain -- Can the western tell what happens? / Don D. Walker -- [Early western novelists] -- Emerson Hough and the popular novel / Delbert E. Wylder -- Two heroes in one : reflections on the popularity of [Owen Wister's] the Virginian / Donald E. Houghton --[The classic generation of western novelists] -- The primitive world of Vardis Fisher : the Idaho novels / John R. Milton -- A.B. Guthrie's vanishing paradise : an essay on historical fiction / Donald C. Stewart -- Change of purpose in the novels of Louis L'Amour / John D. Nesbitt -- Walter Van Tillburg Clark's ambiguous American dream / L.L. Lee -- The inception of a saga : Frederick Manfred's 'Buckskin man' / Russell Roth -- On Jean Stafford's 'The mountain lion' / William T. Pilkington -- Tragedy and western American literature : the exammple of Michael Straight's A very small remnant / Don Graham -- The novels of William Eastlake / Delbert E. Wylder -- Edward Abbey : western philosopher / William T. Pilkington -- More D'Urban : the Texas novels of Larry McMurtry / Kerry Ahearn -- Words and place : a reading of N. Scott Momaday's house made of dawn / Lawrence J. Evers -- Extensive/intensive dimensionality in Rudolfo Anaya's Bless me, ultima / Daniel Testa.
Form Also issued online.
Subject Western stories -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- West (U.S.) -- History and criticism.
American fiction. (OCoLC)fst00807048
Literature. (OCoLC)fst00999953
Western stories. (OCoLC)fst01174081
Westernliteratur. (DE-588)4206049-7
West (U.S.) -- In literature.
United States, West. (OCoLC)fst01243255
Indexed Term American fiction West (U.S.) History and criticism
West (U.S.) In literature
Western stories History and criticism
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Added Author Pilkington, William T.
Other Form: Online version: Critical essays on the western American novel. Boston, Mass. : G.K. Hall, 1980 (OCoLC)562988571
ISBN 0816183511

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