Mavericks on the Border (Hardcover)

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" Twentieth-century authors and filmmakers have created a pantheon of mavericks-some macho, others angst-ridden-who often cross a metaphorical boundary among the literal ones of Anglo, Native American, and Hispanic cultures. Douglas Canfield examines the concept of borders, defining them as the space between states and cultures and ideologies, and focuses on these border crossings as a key feature of novels and films about the region. Canfield begins in the Old Southwest of Faulkner's Mississipp.

About the Author


J. Douglas Canfield, Regents Professor of English at the University of Arizona, is the author of Tricksters and Estates and Heroes and States, a two-volume cultural history of English Restoration drama.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780813121802
ISBN-10: 0813121809
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: November 22nd, 2000
Pages: 256
Language: English

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