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Title:
From Hopalong to Hud : thoughts on Western fiction
Author:
Sonnichsen, C. L. (Charles Leland), 1901-1991.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [1978]

©1978
Physical Description:
201 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780890960523
Format :
Book

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Many books and innumerable articles have been published on the subject of "Westerns" since 1960, but the emphasis has been almost entirely on Western movies. Not much attention has been paid to the fiction of and about the American West.


Table of Contents

Western Fiction: Index to Americap. 3
The West That Wasn'tp. 9
The Wyatt Earp Syndromep. 22
Too Tough to Tame: Tombstone in Fictionp. 40
The Ambivalent Apachep. 64
The Two Black Legendsp. 83
From Hopalong to Hud: The Unheroic Cowboy in Western Fictionp. 103
The Private World of Miss Sue Pinckneyp. 129
The Sharecropper in Western Fictionp. 143
Sex on the Lone Praireep. 157
Doors to Open: A Conclusionp. 176
Bibliographyp. 181
Indexp. 191