Introduction: Is the Western an Inherently Anti-feminist Genre?

  • Mark E. Wildermuth


This chapter describes the methodology and thesis of the book and indicates that through a post-Althusserian analysis the study will show that elements of feminist ideology are present in cinematic and televisual Westerns from 1931 to the present.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Literature and LanguagesUniversity of Texas of the Permian BasinOdessaUSA

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