The Resource A companion to the literature and culture of the American West, edited by Nicolas S. Witschi, (electronic resource)

A companion to the literature and culture of the American West, edited by Nicolas S. Witschi, (electronic resource)

Label
A companion to the literature and culture of the American West
Title
A companion to the literature and culture of the American West
Statement of responsibility
edited by Nicolas S. Witschi
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Dewey number
700/.45878
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS169.W4
LC item number
C66 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Witschi, Nicolas S.
  • Ebooks Corporation
Series statement
Blackwell companions to literature and culture
Series volume
74
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
Label
A companion to the literature and culture of the American West, edited by Nicolas S. Witschi, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.umanitoba.eblib.com/EBLWeb/patron/?target=patron&extendedid=P_693785_0
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments. -- Note on Contributors. -- List of Illustrations -- Part I: Introduction. -- 1 Imagining The West (Nicolas S. Witschi). -- Part II: Regions and Histories. -- 2 Exploration, Trading, Trapping, Travel, and Early Fiction, 1780-1850 (Edward Watts). -- 3 Worlds of Wonder and Ambition: Gold Rush California and the Culture of Mining Bonanzas in the North American West (Peter Blodgett). -- 4 The Literate West of Nineteenth-Century Periodicals (Tara Penry). -- 5 A History of American Women's Western Books, 1833-1928 (Nina Baym). -- 6 Literary Cultures of the American Southwest (Daniel Worden). -- 7 Literary Cartography of the Great Plains (Susan Naremore Maher). -- 8 The Literary Northern Rockies as The Last Best Place (O. Alan Weltzien). -- 9 North by Northwest: The Last Frontier of Western Literature (Eric Heyne). -- 10 Chronotopes of the Asian American West (Hsuan L. Hsu). -- 11 African American Literature and Culture and the American West (Michael K. Johnson). -- 12 Mythical Frontiers: Manifest Destiny, Aztlán, and the Cosmic Race (John L. Escobedo). -- 13 Native American Literature and Culture of the American West (Kathleen Washburn). -- 14 Framing Class in the Rural West: Cowboys, Double-Wides and McMansions (Nancy Cook). -- 15 Postcolonial West (Alex Hunt). -- 16 New West, Urban and Suburban Spaces, Postwest (Krista Comer). -- Part III: Varieties and Forms. -- 17 What We Talk about When We Talk about Western Art (Brian W. Dippie). -- 18 "All Hat and No Cattle": Romance, Realism, and Late-19th-Century Western American Fiction (Gary Scharnhorst). -- 19 The Coyote Nature of Cowboy Poetry (Barbara Barney Nelson). -- 20 "The Wind Blew Them Away": Folksinging the West, 1880-1930 (David Fenimore). -- 21 Autobiography (Gioia Woods). -- 22 Housing the American West: Western Women's Literature, Early Twentieth Century and Beyond (Cathryn Halverson). -- 23 The Apple Doesn't Fall Far from the Tree: Western American Literature and Environmental Literary Criticism (Hal Crimmel). -- 24 Detective Fiction (Nicolas S. Witschi). -- 25 The American Western Film (Corey Creekmur). -- 26 Post-Western Cinema (Neil Campbell). -- Part IV: Issues, Themes, Case Studies. -- 27 America Unscripted: Performing the Wild West (Jefferson Slagle). -- 28 Revising Public Memory in the American West: Native American Performance in the Ramona Outdoor Play (Karen E. Ramirez). -- 29 Omnimedia Marketing: The Case of The Lone Ranger (Chadwick Allen). -- 30 The Nuclear Southwest (Audrey Goodman). -- 31 Ranging Over Stegner's Arid West: Mobility as Adaptive Strategy (Bonney MacDonald). -- 32 The Global West: Temporality, Spatial Politics, and Literary Production (Susan Kollin). -- 33 Tumbling Dice: The Problem of Las Vegas (Stephen Tatum and Nathaniel Lewis)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781444396591
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2451630-01umb_inst
  • 99945491815
  • (Sirsi) 99945491815
  • (OCoLC)729716839
Label
A companion to the literature and culture of the American West, edited by Nicolas S. Witschi, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.umanitoba.eblib.com/EBLWeb/patron/?target=patron&extendedid=P_693785_0
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments. -- Note on Contributors. -- List of Illustrations -- Part I: Introduction. -- 1 Imagining The West (Nicolas S. Witschi). -- Part II: Regions and Histories. -- 2 Exploration, Trading, Trapping, Travel, and Early Fiction, 1780-1850 (Edward Watts). -- 3 Worlds of Wonder and Ambition: Gold Rush California and the Culture of Mining Bonanzas in the North American West (Peter Blodgett). -- 4 The Literate West of Nineteenth-Century Periodicals (Tara Penry). -- 5 A History of American Women's Western Books, 1833-1928 (Nina Baym). -- 6 Literary Cultures of the American Southwest (Daniel Worden). -- 7 Literary Cartography of the Great Plains (Susan Naremore Maher). -- 8 The Literary Northern Rockies as The Last Best Place (O. Alan Weltzien). -- 9 North by Northwest: The Last Frontier of Western Literature (Eric Heyne). -- 10 Chronotopes of the Asian American West (Hsuan L. Hsu). -- 11 African American Literature and Culture and the American West (Michael K. Johnson). -- 12 Mythical Frontiers: Manifest Destiny, Aztlán, and the Cosmic Race (John L. Escobedo). -- 13 Native American Literature and Culture of the American West (Kathleen Washburn). -- 14 Framing Class in the Rural West: Cowboys, Double-Wides and McMansions (Nancy Cook). -- 15 Postcolonial West (Alex Hunt). -- 16 New West, Urban and Suburban Spaces, Postwest (Krista Comer). -- Part III: Varieties and Forms. -- 17 What We Talk about When We Talk about Western Art (Brian W. Dippie). -- 18 "All Hat and No Cattle": Romance, Realism, and Late-19th-Century Western American Fiction (Gary Scharnhorst). -- 19 The Coyote Nature of Cowboy Poetry (Barbara Barney Nelson). -- 20 "The Wind Blew Them Away": Folksinging the West, 1880-1930 (David Fenimore). -- 21 Autobiography (Gioia Woods). -- 22 Housing the American West: Western Women's Literature, Early Twentieth Century and Beyond (Cathryn Halverson). -- 23 The Apple Doesn't Fall Far from the Tree: Western American Literature and Environmental Literary Criticism (Hal Crimmel). -- 24 Detective Fiction (Nicolas S. Witschi). -- 25 The American Western Film (Corey Creekmur). -- 26 Post-Western Cinema (Neil Campbell). -- Part IV: Issues, Themes, Case Studies. -- 27 America Unscripted: Performing the Wild West (Jefferson Slagle). -- 28 Revising Public Memory in the American West: Native American Performance in the Ramona Outdoor Play (Karen E. Ramirez). -- 29 Omnimedia Marketing: The Case of The Lone Ranger (Chadwick Allen). -- 30 The Nuclear Southwest (Audrey Goodman). -- 31 Ranging Over Stegner's Arid West: Mobility as Adaptive Strategy (Bonney MacDonald). -- 32 The Global West: Temporality, Spatial Politics, and Literary Production (Susan Kollin). -- 33 Tumbling Dice: The Problem of Las Vegas (Stephen Tatum and Nathaniel Lewis)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781444396591
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2451630-01umb_inst
  • 99945491815
  • (Sirsi) 99945491815
  • (OCoLC)729716839

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