Cover for LENIHAN: Showdown: Confronting Modern America in the Western Film. Click for larger image

Showdown

Confronting Modern America in the Western Film

"Lenihan's fine study [brings] new levels of scholarship and sophistication to the study of western films.... Should prove useful in the classroom, both for social history and film history courses. It will introduce readers to a new way to view some of the old horse operas that they had once taken for granted as fluffy entertainment."
-- Western American Literature

'"The best of the recent books to deal with Westerns produced since World War II --- in fact, probably the best recent study of the Western."
-- Journal of the West

"Recommended for the student of film and the hardcore film buff. The rest of you will be surprised, delighted, perhaps even angered by some of the conclusions Lenihan has come to."
-- Film World

To order online:
//www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog/69qea6hd9780252012549.html

To order by phone:
(800) 621-2736 (USA/Canada)
(773) 702-7000 (International)

Related Titles

previous book next book
John Lasseter - Cover
John Lasseter

Richard Neupert

Michael Bay - Cover
Michael Bay

Lutz Koepnick

The Mouse Machine - Cover
The Mouse Machine

Disney and Technology

J. P. Telotte

Journal of Film and Video - Cover
Journal of Film and Video

Edited by Michael Clarke

Voicing the Cinema - Cover
Voicing the Cinema

Film Music and the Integrated Soundtrack

Edited by James Buhler and Hannah Lewis

I Died a Million Times - Cover
I Died a Million Times

Gangster Noir in Midcentury America

Robert Miklitsch

"Baad Bitches" and Sassy Supermamas

Black Power Action Films

Stephane Dunn

Indian Accents - Cover
Indian Accents

Brown Voice and Racial Performance in American Television and Film

Shilpa S. Davé

Zombies, Migrants, and Queers - Cover
Zombies, Migrants, and Queers

Race and Crisis Capitalism in Pop Culture

Camilla Fojas

Heroes and Scoundrels - Cover
Heroes and Scoundrels

The Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture

Matthew C. Ehrlich and Joe Saltzman