Wanted Dead or Alive : THE AMERICAN WEST IN POPULAR CULTURE
Wanted Dead or Alive presents the first ever comprehensive look at how the American West has been depicted in popular culture. Following Richard Aquila's introduction, which examines the birth and growth of the pop culture West in the context of American history, noted expects explore developments in popular western fiction, major forms of live western entertainment, trends in western movies and television shows, images of the West in popular music, and visual images of the West in popular art and advertising. For the reader on the trail of even more information, each section of the book concludes with suggestions for further reading.
- Paperback | 328 pages
- 155.7 x 230.9 x 22.6mm | 592.2g
- 01 Jul 1998
- University of Illinois Press
- Baltimore, United States
"A valuable chronicle of the development of the Western story form across the mass media." -- Michael T. Marsden, coeditor, Journal of Popular Film and Television