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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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).