Wanted Dead or Alive The American West in Popular Culture

ISBN-10: 0252065271
ISBN-13: 9780252065279
Authors: Richard Aquila
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Binding: Paperback Publisher: University of Illinois Press Number of pages: 328 Dimensions: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.10" tall Weight: 1.144 lbs. Language: English

Table of contents

Preface
Introduction: The Pop Culture West
Malaeska's Revenge; or, The Dime Novel Tradition in Popular Fiction
Writers of the Purple Sage: Novelists and the American West
Let'er Rip: Popular Culture Images of the American West in Wild West Shows, Rodeos, and Rendezvous
Westbound: Feature Films and the American West
The Good Guys Wore White Hats: The B Western in American Culture
Prime-Time Bonanza! The Western on Television
A Blaze of Glory: The Mythic West in Pop and Rock Music
Cool Water, Rye Whiskey, and Cowboys: Images of the West in Country Music
Viewing the West: The Popular Culture of American Western Painting
Selling the Myth: Western Images in Advertising
Contributors
Index