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Description - From Shane to Kill Bill by Patrick McGee

From Shane to Kill Bill: Rethinking the Western is an original and compelling critical history of the American Western film. Provides an insightful overview of the American Western genre Covers the entire history of the Western, from 1939 to the present Analyses Westerns as products of a genre, as well as expressions of political and social desires Deepens an audience s understanding of the genre s most important works, including Shane, Stagecoach , The Searchers, Unforgiven , and Kill Bill Contains numerous illustrations of the films and issues discussed.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405139656
ISBN-10: 140513965X
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 165mm x 15mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Patrick McGee

Patrick McGee is Professor of English at Louisiana State University. He is the author of Cinema, Theory, and Political Responsibility in Contemporary Culture (1997) and Joyce Beyond Marx: History and Desire in 'Ulysses' and 'Finnegans Wake' (2001).