The Landscape of Hollywood Westerns: Ecocriticism in an American Film Genre (Paperback)
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The Landscape of Hollywood Westerns: Ecocriticism in an American Film Genre (Paperback)

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Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 30/06/2006
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The essays in this volume scrutinize the special place of nature and landscape in films--including silent, documentary, and feature length film--that are specifically American and Western.

Publisher: University of Utah Press,U.S.
ISBN: 9780874808667
Number of pages: 256


MEDIA REVIEWS

"The saga of the Western motion picture continues to attract scores of readers and this book will appeal to film enthusiasts who seek out new information about a mythic period that seems embedded in the psyche of countless Americans." Robert Fyne, Kean University
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"This volume encourages teachers and students, the professional and non-professional, to reconsider the Hollywood Western as a valid and respectable subject on ecological and environmental concerns." Michael K. Schoenecke, Texas Tech University"


"A superb anthology that scrutinizes the importance of nature and countryside in popular feature-length photodramas. Represents some new ideas about the Hollywood Western, a genre that traces its roots back to 1903." "Film & History""


"The saga of the Western motion picture continues to attract scores of readers and this book will appeal to film enthusiasts who seek out new information about a mythic period that seems embedded in the psyche of countless Americans."-- Robert Fyne, Kean University


"This volume encourages teachers and students, the professional and non-professional, to reconsider the Hollywood Western as a valid and respectable subject on ecological and environmental concerns."-- Michael K. Schoenecke, Texas Tech University


"A superb anthology that scrutinizes the importance of nature and countryside in popular feature-length photodramas. Represents some new ideas about the Hollywood Western, a genre that traces its roots back to 1903."--Film & History

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