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The Resource Mavericks on the border : the early Southwest in historical fiction and film, J. Douglas Canfield

Mavericks on the border : the early Southwest in historical fiction and film, J. Douglas Canfield

Label
Mavericks on the border : the early Southwest in historical fiction and film
Title
Mavericks on the border
Title remainder
the early Southwest in historical fiction and film
Statement of responsibility
J. Douglas Canfield
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author analyzes metaphorical border crossings between ideologies and between cultures in films and novels set in the early US Southwest. In addition to seminal works such as Blood Meridian, Go Down Moses, and The Wild Bunch, he considers lesser-known American works, Chicano, Mexican, and Native American literature, and writings by women and ex-slaves
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.009/3279
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS277
LC item number
.C36 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Mavericks on the border : the early Southwest in historical fiction and film, J. Douglas Canfield
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.[225]-231) and index
Contents
  • Tombstone : Violence and the Secular
  • "I'd become my own mother" : Big Nose Kate in Doc Holliday's Woman
  • L'Etat c'est moi : Gore Vidal's Billy the Kid
  • "Our Pearl beyond price" : I, Pearl Hart
  • South of the Border.
  • Lateral Crossing : Dreams of the Centaur
  • The Impossible Crossing : The Wild Bunch
  • "Circles upon Circles" : Last Reveille
  • Monsters from Below : Los de abajo
  • The Feminizing of Freedom and Fulfillment : Como agua para chocolate
  • South to West.
  • Mirrors, Dreams, and Memory: Gringo viejo
  • Epilogue: Crossing into Fascism in Bisbee 17
  • Ike McCaslin's Failed Crossing : Go Down, Moses
  • Tragic Glory : A Bright Tragic Thing
  • The Border of Becoming : Theodicy in Blood Meridian
  • North of the Border.
  • Broken Arrow : Crossing as Gesture
  • Lateral Freedom : Buffalo Soldiers
  • Geronimo Framed
Control code
43657019
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
238 p.
Isbn
9780813121802
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
00028310
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Gift of L.D. Clark Estate, 2016 (Access. No. 2016-124). From the library of L.D. Clark. Inscribed by author to L.D. & LaVerne [Clark]. With dust jacket.
Label
Mavericks on the border : the early Southwest in historical fiction and film, J. Douglas Canfield
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.[225]-231) and index
Contents
  • Tombstone : Violence and the Secular
  • "I'd become my own mother" : Big Nose Kate in Doc Holliday's Woman
  • L'Etat c'est moi : Gore Vidal's Billy the Kid
  • "Our Pearl beyond price" : I, Pearl Hart
  • South of the Border.
  • Lateral Crossing : Dreams of the Centaur
  • The Impossible Crossing : The Wild Bunch
  • "Circles upon Circles" : Last Reveille
  • Monsters from Below : Los de abajo
  • The Feminizing of Freedom and Fulfillment : Como agua para chocolate
  • South to West.
  • Mirrors, Dreams, and Memory: Gringo viejo
  • Epilogue: Crossing into Fascism in Bisbee 17
  • Ike McCaslin's Failed Crossing : Go Down, Moses
  • Tragic Glory : A Bright Tragic Thing
  • The Border of Becoming : Theodicy in Blood Meridian
  • North of the Border.
  • Broken Arrow : Crossing as Gesture
  • Lateral Freedom : Buffalo Soldiers
  • Geronimo Framed
Control code
43657019
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
238 p.
Isbn
9780813121802
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
00028310
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Gift of L.D. Clark Estate, 2016 (Access. No. 2016-124). From the library of L.D. Clark. Inscribed by author to L.D. & LaVerne [Clark]. With dust jacket.

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