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Exploding the Western

Myths of Empire on the Postmodern Frontier (Tarleton State University Southwestern Studies in the Humanities, No. 19)

by Sara L. Spurgeon

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Texas A&M University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • West (U.S.),
  • Sociology,
  • Western & Pacific Coast states,
  • American - General,
  • American literature,
  • 20th century,
  • History and criticism,
  • Southwestern States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8816891M
    ISBN 101585444227
    ISBN 109781585444229

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The frontier and Western expansionism are so quintessentially a part of American history that the literature of the West and Southwest is in some senses the least regional and the most national literature of all.

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