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Exploding the Western myths of empire on the postmodern frontier by Sara L Spurgeon

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

Subjects:

  • American literature -- West (U.S.) -- History and criticism,
  • American literature -- Southwestern States -- History and criticism,
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Western stories -- History and criticism,
  • Postmodernism (Literature) -- West (U.S.),
  • Frontier and pioneer life in literature,
  • Imperialism in literature,
  • Southwestern States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
  • West (U.S.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
  • Southwestern States -- In literature,
  • West (U.S.) -- In literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [155]-158) and index

StatementSara L. Spurgeon
SeriesTarleton State University southwestern studies in the humanities -- no. 19
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS271 .S68 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 168 p. ;
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17152427M
ISBN 101585444030, 1585444227
LC Control Number2004020778

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