Six Guns and Society: A Structural Study of the Western

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University of California Press, 1977 - Performing Arts - 217 pages
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User Review  - BJ Keeton - Goodreads

I really look forward to using this one for more research and reading more of what Wright has to say about the Western. While at PCA, I noticed a lot that I can do with my generic analysis that ... Read full review

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a philosophical and sociological exploration of the power of myth in modern society through a film genre... wasn't expecting that. Read full review

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Contents

Preface
1
The Structure of Myth
16
The Structure of the Western Film
29
The Vengeance Variation
59
The Transition Theme
74
The Professional Plot
85
Myth as a Narrative of Social Action
124
The Classical Plot
130
The Vengeance Variation
154
The Professional Plot
164
Myth and Meaning
185
Copyright

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JSTOR: Six Guns and Society: A Structural Study of the Western.
Six Guns and Society: A Structural Study of the Western, by WILL WRIGHT, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1975. 217 pp. $10.00 cloth. ...
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"Six Guns and Society" rev. by Janey Place
JUMP CUT A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA. Structured cowboys. by Janey Place. from Jump Cut, no. 18, August 1978, pp. 26-28 ...
www.ejumpcut.org/ archive/ onlinessays/ JC18folder/ 6gunsSociety.html

John Fordís Funeral Oration: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Will Wright, in his well-known study of the Western, Six Guns and Society: A Structural Study of the Western, suggests the genre: 1) dramatises the conflict ...
www.sensesofcinema.com/ contents/ cteq/ 07/ 45/ liberty-valance-trifonova.html

Vivian Wagner - Submachine Guns and Electronic Schoolmarms: A True ...
The Politics and Poetics of Transgression. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1986. Wright, Will. Six Guns and Society: A Structural Study of the Western. ...
muse.jhu.edu/ journals/ modern_fiction_studies/ v041/ 41.2wagner.html

The Berkhofer Duality Revealed in the Western Films of John Ford ...
Six Guns and Society A Structural Study of the Western. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1975. Websites. Nesbit, John. www.culturedose.net/review ...
web.jmu.edu/ history/ mhr/ Vol%204/ John%20Nelson.doc

I. LITERARY PROPERTY I
Will Wright, Six Guns and Society: a Structural Study of the Western, (Berkeley: University of California. Press, 1975), 11. ...
library.williams.edu/ theses/ pdf.php?id=102

The romance of competence: rethinking masculinity in the Western ...
Six Guns and Society: A Structural Study of the Western. Berkeley: U of California P, 1975. WENDY CHAPMAN PEEK is an associate professor of English at ...
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Structuralism and Poststructuralism THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD ...
Will Wright's Six Guns and Society: A Structural Study of the Western (1975) was another important structuralist genre analysis. ...
www.filmreference.com/ encyclopedia/ Romantic-Comedy-Yugoslavia/ Structuralism-and-Poststructuralism-THE-SCIENTIFIC-MET...

Introduction
Wright, Six Guns and Society: A Structural Study of the Western. Berkeley: University of. California Press, 1975. Schatz, Hollywood Genres, 1981. ...
wwwlib.murdoch.edu.au/ adt/ pubfiles/ adt-MU20061123.141154/ 02Whole.pdf

JACK KEROUACíS SPONTANEOUS PROSE: A PERFORMANCE GENEALOGY OF THE ...
JACK KEROUACíS SPONTANEOUS PROSE:. A PERFORMANCE GENEALOGY OF THE FICTION. A Dissertation. Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of the ...
etd.lsu.edu/ docs/ available/ etd-05312006-181403/ unrestricted/ Trudeau_dis.pdf

About the author (1977)

Wright is the Chief Designer for Maxis, the company behind SimCity. He cofounded Maxis with Jeff Braun in 1987.

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