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Spaghetti Westerns at the Crossroads: Studies in Relocation, Transition and Appropriation

Austin Fisher


This comprehensive study brings together leading international scholars in a variety of disciplines to both revisit the Spaghetti Western genre's cultural significance and consider its ongoing influence on international film industries. The book provides a range of innovative perspectives on this discrete and perennially popular topic. The book consists of four sections: Trans-Genre Roots; Ethnic Identities, Transnational Politics; Asian Crossovers; and Routes of Relocation, Transition, and Appropriation. Its rigorous historical, cultural, and political enquiry engages with current scholarly t ... More

Keywords: Spaghetti Western, cultural significance, international film, contemporary filmmaking, film industry

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780748695454
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695454.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Austin Fisher, editor
Bournemouth University

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Austin Fisher

Part I Trans-genre Roots

Part II Ethnic Identities, Transnational Politics

Part III Asian Crossovers

Part IV Routes of Relocation, Transition and Appropriation