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Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos: Conceptions of the African American West

Michael K. Johnson

Abstract

Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos undertakes an interdisciplinary exploration of the African American West through close readings of select texts from a variety of media. This approach allows for both an in-depth analysis of individual texts and a discussion of material often left out or under-represented in studies focused only on traditional literary material: heretofore unexamined writing by Rose Gordon, who wrote for local western publications rather than for a national audience; memoirs and letters of musicians, performers, and singers (such as W. C. Handy) who lived in or wrote about ... More

Keywords: African American West, Memoirs, Fiction, Film and Television Westerns, Black-Cast Westerns

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9781617039287
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2014 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781617039287.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael K. Johnson, author