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The Virginian’s Cultural Clashes


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Cultural clashes between East and West constitute a fundamental trait in any formula Western. The Virginian’s Cultural Clashes goes back to the genre’s beginning, studying this phenomenon as it is represented in the foundational text of the Western genre, Owen Wister’s The Virginian from 1902. Through the perspective of literary transculturation, this work focuses on the ways in which cultural encounter is staged and acted out in Wister’s novel. As The Virginian presents neither the East nor the West as static, but, rather, as in transition, undergoing transformative change, the journey of personal transformation we see in each character, as well as in the Western environment they live in, is a central part of the discussion. Can Wister’s transcultural West help us understand how the mythic, idealized and iconic West of formula fiction came to be?

Product Specifications
SKU :COC75889
AuthorKaroline Aksnes
Number of Pages108
Publishing Year2014-08-06T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeLiteracy
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00