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The Ultimate Western Collection - 175+ Novels & Short Stories - cover

The Ultimate Western Collection - 175+ Novels & Short Stories

Mark Twain, Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, Stephen Crane, O. Henry, Bret Harte, James Oliver Curwood, Frederic Remington, Ann S. Stephens, Will Lillibridge, Emerson Hough, Willa Cather, Zane Grey, Owen Wister, Charles King, Andy Adams, Robert W. Chambers, William MacLeod Raine, Robert E. Howard, Marah Ellis Ryan, Max Brand, Clarence E. Mulford, Charles Alden Seltzer, Frank H. Spearman, J. Allan Dunn, B. M. Bower, R. M. Ballantyne, Grace Livingston Hill, Jackson Gregory, James B. Hendryx, Dane Coolidge, Frederic Homer Balch, Rex Beach, Jack London, Forrestine C. Hooker, William Patterson White, Francis William Sullivan, Charles Siringo, Isabel E. Ostrander, Frederic Logan Paxson

Publisher: Good Press

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The Ultimate Western Collection is a monumental anthology that captures the rugged ethos and sweeping landscapes of the American frontier. Through a rich tapestry of narratives, this compilation spans a wide array of literary styles, from the gritty realism of pioneer life to the romanticized vistas of the Wild West. The anthology showcases the diversity and significance of the genre, including standout pieces that have shaped the cultural imagery of the American West. The esteemed array of authors contributes stories that vary from high adventure to introspective character studies, each adding depth and nuance to the understanding of the Western ethos. The contributors to this anthology, including luminaries like Mark Twain, Willa Cather, and Jack London, among others, bring with them backgrounds as diverse as the landscapes they describe. Their collective works, rooted in different epochs of American history, offer a panoramic view of the cultural, social, and economic forces that have shaped the American West. By aligning with historical, cultural, or literary movements, these authors enrich the anthology's thematic coherence, providing readers with an immersive experience into the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of Western life. The Ultimate Western Collection offers readers a unique opportunity to delve into the multifaceted world of Western literature. It is an educational journey through the heart and soul of America, encouraging exploration of its vast and varied narratives. Through its comprehensive selection, the anthology fosters a dialogue between the works of established masters and lesser-known authors, each contributing distinct voices to the collective story of the American frontier. It is a must-read for anyone eager to explore the depth and breadth of Western literature, and to understand the enduring allure of the Wild West.
Available since: 12/29/2023.
Print length: 24518 pages.

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