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New Books: Westerns: A Women’s History by Victoria Lamont

westernsWesterns: A Women’s History

Victoria Lamont

Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016

At every turn in the development of what we now know as the western, women writers have been instrumental in its formation. Yet the myth that the western is male-authored persists. Westerns: A Women’s History debunks this myth once and for all by recovering the women writers of popular westerns who were active during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries when the western genre as we now know it emerged.

http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Westerns,677181.aspx

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