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A companion to the literature and culture of the American west

Nicolas S. Witschi

A companion to the literature and culture of the American west

by Nicolas S. Witschi

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Chichester, West Sussex, U.K, Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • In art,
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General,
  • In mass media,
  • In literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • American literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Nicolas S. Witschi
    SeriesBlackwell companions to literature and culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS169.W4 C66 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 563 p. :
    Number of Pages563
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24895768M
    ISBN 109781405187336
    LC Control Number2011000566

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A Companion to the American West is a rigorous, illuminating introduction to the history of the American West. Twenty-five essays by expert scholars synthesize the best and most provocative work in the field and provide a comprehensive overview of themes and historiography.

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