Regeneration Through Violence: The Mythology of the American Frontier, 1600-1860

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HarperPerennial, 1973 - Literary Criticism - 670 pages
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The final volume of Richard Slotkin's highly acclaimed trilogy on the American frontier, "Regeneration Through Violence" deconstructs the myth of the gun-toting West and is a milestone in American literature.

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I'm sorry that this book seems very poorly represented in the collections of Librarythingers. Richard Slotkin came to understand a basic foundation of the American Myth. Americans seem to have divided ... Read full review

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Richar Slotkin is the Olin Professor of American Studies at Wesleyan University. He is the author of Gunfighter Nation and Regeneration Through Violence, both National Book Award Finalists, and The Crater.

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