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Sixguns and Society

A Structural Study of the Western

Will Wright (Author)

Available worldwide

Paperback, 232 pages
ISBN: 9780520034914
September 1977
$29.95, £19.95
Preface

1. Introduction: The Myth and the Method
2. The Structure of Myth
3. The Structure of the Western Film
4. Myth as a Narrative of Social Action
5. Individuals and Values: The Classical Plot
6. Individuals Against Values: The Vengeance Variation
7. Groups and Techniques: The Professional Plot
8. Myth and Meaning

Methodological Epilogue
Appendix
Bibliography
Index

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