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50 WESTERNS (Vol 2) - Ride Proud Rebel Winnetou The Two-Gun Man The Last of the Mohicans The Outcasts of Poker Flat Heart of the West - cover

50 WESTERNS (Vol 2) - Ride Proud Rebel Winnetou The Two-Gun Man The Last of the Mohicans The Outcasts of Poker Flat Heart of the West

James Fenimore Cooper, O. Henry, Bret Harte, Frederic Remington, Emerson Hough, Willa Cather, Zane Grey, Owen Wister, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Andy Adams, Karl May, Robert W. Chambers, Robert E. Howard, Max Brand, Andre Norton, Charles Alden Seltzer, Frank H. Spearman, J. Allan Dunn, B.M. Bower, Grace Livingston Hill, Jackson Gregory, Dane Coolidge, Frederic Homer Balch, Charles Siringo

Publisher: Musaicum Books

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50 WESTERNS (Vol. 2) is a monumental anthology that traverses the rugged landscapes of American literature, encapsulating the essence and evolution of the Western genre. From the heroic narratives of the frontier to the nuanced explorations of cultural encounters and conflicts, this collection showcases a multitude of voices and stylistic approaches. It features an array of pivotal works that critically examine the mythos of the American West and its multifarious representations, illustrating a tapestry of stories where the interplay of adventure, morality, and identity are vividly depicted across varying periods and geographical settings. The contributors to this volume, including pioneers like Willa Cather and James Fenimore Cooper alongside icons like Zane Grey and Edgar Rice Burroughs, bring an eclectic mix of backgrounds and experiences that enrich the overarching theme. Their works, often seen as cornerstones in Western literature, help align this collection with significant cultural and literary movements, offering readers a comprehensive insight into the evolution of Western narratives and their impact on American identity and heritage. This amalgamation of historical narratives and literary craftsmanship delivers a profound exploration of the socio-political fabric of past eras. 50 WESTERNS (Vol. 2) comes highly recommended for those who cherish literary diversity and are keen to embark on a journey through the annals of American frontier tales. Compiling such a breadth of perspectives and literary forms, the anthology serves not only as a cornerstone for academic discussion but also as a vibrant source of entertainment and reflection for enthusiasts of historical and cultural studies. This volume promises to enrich one's understanding of American literature and offers a unique opportunity to engage with the voices that have shaped the Western genre's enduring legacy.
Available since: 01/04/2022.
Print length: 11144 pages.

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