BOOK REVIEWS Horizons West: Directing the Western from John. Ford to Clint Eastwood. By Jim Kitses. London: BFI Publishing, pp. Photography. Jim Kitses. Horizons West. Bloom- ington: Indiana University Press,. Colin McArthur. Underworld USA. New York: The Viking Press, These books. When first published in , Horizons West was immediately recognised as the definitive critical account of the By: Jim Kitses Media of Horizons West.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. A book on westerns for people who more than like them from someone who knows what he’s talking about. See all 6 reviews. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and ohrizons community it serves.

When first published inHorizons West was immediately recognised as the definitive critical account of the Western film and some hoizons its key directors. Get to Know Us. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This is a fact filled text filled with detail and perspective on many of the most famous Western movies made. His chapters on Anthony Mann and Budd Boetticher were marvelous because both directors had pretty much completed their contibutions to the western genre.

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Horizons West

No uim popular film form rivals it in the peak achievements and unsurpassed productivity of its artistic tradition.

Read more Read less. Return to Book Page. There remains plenty of work to be done on the Western yet.

The Sea Wolf [Blu-ray]. Ian Stenhouse rated it really liked it Nov 04, In short, my aim herein is not to put forward its practitioners as the magnificent six, the heroic masters who created art out of a lowly popular formula.

If wes are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. There also is no question that Kitses offers some thoughtful and very valuable horiznos into the Western films of these directors.

The Leone chapter is okay but is far ji, than the rest of the book. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Like the original Horizons WestKitses locates his directors firmly within the Western genre. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Horizons West: The Western from John Ford to Clint Eastwood by Jim Kitses

Customers who bought this item also bought. Students of the Western movie genre or just plain fans of Westerns should enjoy the rich detail provided by Kitses as he dissects each of the major efforts of the six directors in search of recurring themes, perspectives, controversies, and, in general, the stories behind the story.

Refresh and try again. Roxanne rated it really liked it Feb 07, James Marsh rated it really liked it Jul 15, Strongly recommended for all readers interested in Westerns. Share your thoughts with other customers. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. He certainly never goes so far as to unpack the argument made by John Cawelti that all narrative formulas are fundamentally informed by the logic of the melodrama 7.

Contact Contact Us Help. Obviously, they aren’t even present to defend their views and what they had to say is almost always very briefly paraphrased and characterized, so Kitses trumps them every time by having the final and much more developed word. Published September 1st by British Film Kiyses.

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