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Contents Preface Ray Merlock Acknowledgments Introduction. The West, Westerns, and American Character John E. O'Connor and Peter C. Rollins <b>Part One. Early Sound Era Westerns, 1931-1939</b> Chapter 1. The New Western History in 1931: RKO and the Challenge of Cimarron J. E. Smyth Chapter 2. Tradition, Parody, and Adaptation: Jed Buell's Unconventional West Cynthia J. Miller Chapter 3. The Lone Ranger: Adult Legacies of a Juvenile Western John Shelton Lawrence <b>Part Two. The Post-World War II Western, 1945-1956</b> Chapter 4. Wee Willie Winkie Goes West: The Influence of the British Empire Genre on Ford's Cavalry Trilogy Kathleen A. McDonough Chapter 5. Beyond the River: Women and the Role of the Feminine in Howard Hawks's Red River John Parris Springer Chapter 6. The "Ache for Home": Assimilation and Separatism in Anthony Mann's Devil's Doorway Joanna Hearne Chapter 7. Giant Helps America Recognize the Cost of Discrimination: A Lesson of World War II Monique James Baxter <b>Part Three. The Cold War Western, 1950-1981</b> Chapter 8. Rewriting High Noon: Transformations in American Popular Political Culture during the Cold War, 1952-1968. Matthew J. Costello Chapter 9. Almost Angels, Almost Feminists: Women in The Professionals Winona Howe Chapter 10. Cowboys and Comedy: The Simultaneous Deconstruction and Reinforcement of Generic Conventions in the Western Parody Matthew R. Turner <b>Part Four. The Postmodernist Western, 1980-2000</b> Chapter 11. Historical Discourse and American Identity in Westerns since the Reagan Era Alexandra Keller Chapter 12. Challenging Legends, Complicating Border Lines: The Concept of "Frontera" in John Sayles's Lone Star Kimberly Sultze Chapter 13. Turner Network Television's Made-for-TV Western Films: Engaging Audiences through Genre and Themes David Pierson Filmography John Shelton Lawrence Bibliography Jack Nachbar and Ray Merlock Contributors Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Western films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Western television programs -- United States.