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Title Calamity : the many lives of Calamity Jane / Karen R. Jones.
Author Jones, Karen R., 1972- author.
Publication New Haven : Yale University Press, [2020]
Description 1 online resource (x, 303 pages), 12 unnumbered pages of plates.
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes index and bibliographical references.
Contents Frontmatter -- CONTENTS -- PLATES -- Introduction. The Story of Calamity Jane: Tall Tales, Gender Possibility, and Frontier Celebrity -- Chapter One. "A Fearless Rider for a Girl of My Age": Martha Canary Goes West (c.1852-70) -- Chapter Two. "I Name You Calamity Jane": Crook, Custer, and Cross-Dressing in the US Cavalry (c.1870-7 -- Chapter Three. "Calamity Jane Has Arrived!": From Deadwood to Dime Novel (1876-95) -- Chapter Four. "Heroine of a Thousand Thrilling Adventures": Calamity Jane and the Culture of Frontier Celebrity (1895-1903) -- Chapter Five. "Bury Me Next to Wild Bill": Committing 138 Calamity to Popular Memory (1903-35) -- Chapter Six. "How the West Was Sung": Femininity and Fakery on the Hollywood Frontier (1935-60) -- Chapter Seven. "A Feminist in Buckskin": Performance, Profanity, and Sexual Politics on the New Western Frontier (1960-2000) -- Conclusion. From Doris to Deadwood and Back: The Continuing Life and Adventures of Calamity Jane -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary A fascinating new account of the life and legend of the Wild West's most notorious woman: Calamity Jane.
Note Print version record.
Subject Calamity Jane, 1856-1903.
Women pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.
Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women.
Calamity Jane, 1856-1903. (OCoLC)fst00062290
Frontier and pioneer life. (OCoLC)fst00935370
Pioneers. (OCoLC)fst01064447
Women pioneers. (OCoLC)fst01178307
West United States. (OCoLC)fst01243255
Genre Biographies.
Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Jones, Karen R., 1972- Calamity. New Haven : Yale University Press, 2020 0300212801 (OCoLC)1113247687
ISBN 9780300252125 (electronic bk.)
0300252129 (electronic bk.)

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