The Portable Western Reader

The Portable Western Reader

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The American West is as varied in its inhabitants as in its landforms. Yet what has come to stand for "Western" writing is the myth of the wagon train and the lone gunman. In the Portable Wester Reader, William Kittredge has assembled stories, poems, essays, and excerpts that transcend the Western myth and explore the vast range of Western experience. With

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The American West is as varied in its inhabitants as in its landforms. Yet what has come to stand for "Western" writing is the myth of the wagon train and the lone gunman. In the Portable Wester Reader, William Kittredge has assembled stories, poems, essays, and excerpts that transcend the Western myth and explore the vast range of Western experience. With selections from more than seventy authors, and an introduction and headnotes by William Kittredge. The Portable Western Reader redefines the Western literary landscape.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140230260
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Series:
Portable Library Series
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
1,251,305
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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