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60 WESTERNS: Cowboy Adventures Yukon & Oregon Trail Tales Famous Outlaws Gold Rush Adventures - Tales of Cowboys Outlaws and Gold Rush Adventures - cover

60 WESTERNS: Cowboy Adventures Yukon & Oregon Trail Tales Famous Outlaws Gold Rush Adventures - Tales of Cowboys Outlaws and Gold Rush Adventures

Mark Twain, Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, Stephen Crane, O. Henry, Bret Harte, James Oliver Curwood, Frederic Remington, Will Lillibridge, Emerson Hough, Willa Cather, Zane Grey, Owen Wister, Andy Adams, Robert W. Chambers, Robert E. Howard, Marah Ellis Ryan, Max Brand, Charles Alden Seltzer, Frank H. Spearman, J. Allan Dunn, B.M. Bower, R. M. Ballantyne, Grace Livingston Hill, Jackson Gregory, Dane Coolidge, Frederic Homer Balch, Jack London, Forrestine C. Hooker, Charles Siringo

Publisher: Good Press

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The anthology "60 WESTERNS: Cowboy Adventures, Yukon & Oregon Trail Tales, Famous Outlaws, Gold Rush Adventures" encapsulates the essence and ethos of the American frontiers, offering an exploratory journey through the diverse terrains of Western literature. This collection is remarkable not only for the breadth of its geographic and thematic scope but also for the variety of its literary styles, including adventure tales, reflective narratives, and depictions of historical events. The selected works engage deeply with the complexities of frontier life, reflecting on the themes of bravery, exploration, conflict, and the relentless pursuit of freedom and prosperity. Standout pieces within the collection vividly reanimate the rugged landscapes of the American West, making tangible the untamed spirit of its inhabitants and the period's cultural ethos. The contributing authors and editors to this comprehensive collection bring a wealth of perspectives to the evocation of the Western experience. Comprising icons such as Mark Twain, Jack London, and Willa Cather, among others, the anthology intersects with critical historical, cultural, and literary movements spanning the tumultuous Gold Rush era to the mythic storytelling of the Yukon. The magnitude of contributing talents provides a panoramic view of the West, delving into its legends, its hardships, and its enduring allure. Collectively, their works offer profound insights into the transformation of the American landscape and identity. "60 WESTERNS" invites readers to traverse the rich and varied landscapes of Western American literature. Each story, drawn from a unique voice and perspective, weaves together a broader narrative of struggle, survival, and triumph against the backdrop of some of history's most defining moments and locales. This anthology stands as an indispensable resource for students, historians, and literature aficionados alike, fostering a deeper appreciation for the multifaceted tapestry of Western American culture and the narrative potential it holds. Through engaging with this extensive collection, readers are given the unique opportunity to explore the frontiers of human experience, guided by some of the most influential voices of American literature.
Available since: 01/17/2024.
Print length: 12620 pages.

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