Leo, John R.

The Post-2000 Film Western

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Marek Paryz

Part I. The Western “At Home”: Dialogues with the Tradition

2. “Is There Actually Any Jiménez?”: Believing as Seeing in The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada

Lee Clark Mitchell

3. “You Must Pay for Everything in This World One Way or Another”: The Economics of Justice in True Grit

Martin Holtz

4. A Spaghetti Southern: Landscapes of Fear in Django Unchained

Rob Kroes

5. Who Was That Masked Man? Conception and Reception in The Lone Ranger

Shelley Armitage

Part II. The Western “Abroad”: Transnational Variations

6. “Crossing the Beast”: American Identity and Frontier Mythology in Sin Nombre

Matthew Carter

7. Wild West in the Mild West: Reading the Canadian Anti-Western through The Englishman’s Boy

David Stirrup

8. “Australia. What Fresh Hell Is This?”: Conceptualizing the Australian Western in The Proposition

Emma Hamilton

9. Staging the “Wild Wild East”: Decoding the Western in East Asian Films
Vivian P. Y. Lee

Part III. The Western “Out There”: The Allure of the Fantastic

10. Decolonizing the Western: A Revisionist Analysis of Avatar with a Twist
M. Elise Marubbio

11. The Post-Apocalyptic Western as a Bookish Genre: The Book of Eli’s Vision of an Archival Future
Andrew S. Gross

12. The War on Terror and Intersecting Film Genres in Jonah Hex

Marek Paryz

Part IV. The Western “Elsewhere”: Classic Inspirations and New Technologies

13. Avant-Garde and Experimental Westerns: The Frontier at the Limits of the Moving Image
Alexandra Keller

14. “The Faces May Change, the Names, but They’re There, Now and Fifty Years from Now”: The Myth of the Cavalry in Post-9/11 US Armed Forces Recruitment Commercials
Józef Jaskulski

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, American Cinema, Film History, Film and Television Studies, Arts, Regional and Cultural Studies, Media Studies

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