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The Resource We who work the West : class, labor, and space in Western American literature, Kiara Kharpertian ; edited by Carlo Rotella and Christopher P. Wilson

We who work the West : class, labor, and space in Western American literature, Kiara Kharpertian ; edited by Carlo Rotella and Christopher P. Wilson

Label
We who work the West : class, labor, and space in Western American literature
Title
We who work the West
Title remainder
class, labor, and space in Western American literature
Statement of responsibility
Kiara Kharpertian ; edited by Carlo Rotella and Christopher P. Wilson
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Contributor
Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"We Who Work the West examines literary representations of class, labor, and space in the American West from 1885 to 2012"--
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LBSOR/DLC
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1985-2016
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Kharpertian, Kiara
Dewey number
813/.087409355
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.W4
LC item number
K47 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rotella, Carlo
  • Wilson, Christopher P.
Series statement
Postwestern horizons
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Western stories
  • American fiction
  • Working class in literature
  • Labor in literature
  • West (U.S.)
  • American fiction
  • Labor in literature
  • Literature
  • Western stories
  • Working class in literature
  • West United States
Label
We who work the West : class, labor, and space in Western American literature, Kiara Kharpertian ; edited by Carlo Rotella and Christopher P. Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-243) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : How to tell a Western story -- Naturalism's handiwork : labor, class, and space in Frank Norris's McTeague : a story of San Francisco -- Civic identity and the ethos of belonging : María Amparo Ruiz de Burton's The squatter and the Don and Raymond Barrio's The plum plum pickers -- Watching the West erode in the 1930s : Sanora Babb's Whose names are unknown, Frank Waters's Below grass roots, and John Fante's Wait until spring, Bandini and ask the dust -- He was a good cowboy : identity and history on the post-World War II Texas ranch in Larry McMurtry's Horseman, pass by, Elmer Kelton's The time it never rained, and Cormac McCarthy's All the pretty horses -- Tradition and modernization battle it out on rocky soil : Sherman Alexie's The lone ranger and Tonto fistfight in Heaven, Stephen Graham Jones's The bird is gone, and Linda Hogan's Mean spirit -- From prairie to oil : hybridization and belonging via class, labor, and space in Philipp Meyer's The son
Control code
1125832086
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxix, 250 pages
Isbn
9781496208842
Lccn
2019044425
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1125832086
Label
We who work the West : class, labor, and space in Western American literature, Kiara Kharpertian ; edited by Carlo Rotella and Christopher P. Wilson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-243) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : How to tell a Western story -- Naturalism's handiwork : labor, class, and space in Frank Norris's McTeague : a story of San Francisco -- Civic identity and the ethos of belonging : María Amparo Ruiz de Burton's The squatter and the Don and Raymond Barrio's The plum plum pickers -- Watching the West erode in the 1930s : Sanora Babb's Whose names are unknown, Frank Waters's Below grass roots, and John Fante's Wait until spring, Bandini and ask the dust -- He was a good cowboy : identity and history on the post-World War II Texas ranch in Larry McMurtry's Horseman, pass by, Elmer Kelton's The time it never rained, and Cormac McCarthy's All the pretty horses -- Tradition and modernization battle it out on rocky soil : Sherman Alexie's The lone ranger and Tonto fistfight in Heaven, Stephen Graham Jones's The bird is gone, and Linda Hogan's Mean spirit -- From prairie to oil : hybridization and belonging via class, labor, and space in Philipp Meyer's The son
Control code
1125832086
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxix, 250 pages
Isbn
9781496208842
Lccn
2019044425
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1125832086

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