In one consequential volume, Crisscrossing Borders in Literature of the American West presents the cross-section of a fast-changing and greatly expanded field. Through interdisciplinary essays, this volume on the post-national West challenges the idea of a unified national story sustained by strategic exclusions. Contributors analyze the economic and environmental exploitation depicted in working-class Western literature, emphasize the transnational by approaching both the North/South and cross-Atlantic axes grapple with the role of Mormons, and dissect the new masculinity of qSilicon Gunslingers.q Each essay successfully and compellingly models a new and fruitful way of engaging the West.As police detectives, on the other hand, Chester Himesa#39;s Grave Digger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson align ... deviation from, but rather as an integral part of the U.S. economy, catering to aessential needsa of people that are not satisfied throughanbsp;...
|Title||:||Crisscrossing Borders in Literature of the American West|
|Author||:||Reginald Dyck, Cheli Reutter|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2009-03-03|