Conclusion: Some Reflections on Women, Violence and Westerns

  • Mark E. Wildermuth


This Chapter offers reflections on how women’s Westerns should be praised for their tendency to question the use of violence in the pursuit of justice.

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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