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. Rethinking Revisionism

Matthew Carter

in Myth of the Western: New Perspectives on Hollywood's Frontier Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748685585
eISBN:
9780748697038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685585.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The third chapter begins by providing an account of the generally assumed evolution of the Western's classical plot formulas into the critical revisionist phase of the genre. This chapter first ... More


. A Fine Good Place to be

Matthew Carter

in Myth of the Western: New Perspectives on Hollywood's Frontier Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748685585
eISBN:
9780748697038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685585.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The second chapter raises issues about the structuring role played by race in both the myth of the West and the Western. The genre's portrayal of Native Americans is rethought in this section, ... More


. A Good Man With a Gun

Matthew Carter

in Myth of the Western: New Perspectives on Hollywood's Frontier Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748685585
eISBN:
9780748697038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685585.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first chapter begins by discussing the terms by which the classical Western has been analysed: the promotion of the myth of the West, the substitution of myth for history, and the promotion of ... More


Introduction

Matthew Carter

in Myth of the Western: New Perspectives on Hollywood's Frontier Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748685585
eISBN:
9780748697038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685585.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Introduction outlines the book in terms of contemporary film scholarship on the Western. The broader aim here is to set the book in the present before outlining the history of the two main ... More


Conclusion

Matthew Carter

in Myth of the Western: New Perspectives on Hollywood's Frontier Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748685585
eISBN:
9780748697038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685585.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Conclusion summarises the book's central argument that the Western cannot simply be described as heroic, redemptive or honourable. Furthermore, as often as it celebrated the myth of the West, it ... More


Government by Fear, and How Activists of Faith Resist Fear

Gail M. Presbey

in Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The manipulation of fear is a tool of choice, both for state governments and terrorists. In this current time, in which Americans are asked to send their sons and daughters to wage a War on Terror ... More


This Room is My Castle of Quiet: The Collaborations of Delmer Daves and Glenn Ford

Adrian Danks

in ReFocus: The Films of Delmer Daves

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403016
eISBN:
9781474422031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403016.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Adrian Danks points out that, although it is relatively common to examine the collaborations between various actors and directors working in the 1950s Western – John Wayne/John Ford, James ... More


Nathaniel Dett and Romantic Nationalism

Lawrence Schenbeck

in Racial Uplift and American Music, 1878-1943

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032295
eISBN:
9781617032301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032295.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses Nathaniel Dett’s contribution in the advancement of black American music. It explains that Dett was one of the few learned African American composers who championed the cause ... More


Trying to Ameliorate the System from Within: Delmer Daves’ Westerns from the 1950s

John White

in ReFocus: The Films of Delmer Daves

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403016
eISBN:
9781474422031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403016.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

John Anthony White discusses a number of Daves’ 1950s Westerns. From Broken Arrow, 3.10 to Yuma, and Cowboy to films he not only directed but for which he was also wrote the screenplay, Drum Beat, ... More


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