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Exploding the Western: Myths of Empire on the Postmodern Frontier
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. The frontier—the place where cultures meet and rewrite themselves upon each other’s texts—continues to energize writers whose fiction evokes, destroys, and rebuil ...more
Hardcover, 184 pages
Published March 21st 2005 by Texas A&M University Press
(first published February 28th 2005)
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