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Inventing Billy the Kid

Stephen Tatum

Inventing Billy the Kid

visions of the outlaw in America, 1881-1981

by Stephen Tatum

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Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Billy, the Kid in art,
    • West (U.S.) in art,
    • Outlaws in art,
    • Popular culture -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStephen Tatum.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNX652.B54 T38 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 242 p. :
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3485280M
      ISBN 100826306101
      LC Control Number82004803


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In this fascinating book, he examines the ways in which Billy the Kid has been re-invented for each generation, shaped into a figure to suit that generation's needs, desires & dreams. In doing so, he examines books, films, poetry, even the famous Aaron Copland ballet/5(4).

In this fascinating book, he examines the ways in which Billy the Kid has been re-invented for each generation, shaped into a figure to suit that generation's needs, desires & dreams. In doing so, he examines books, films, poetry, even the famous Aaron Copland ballet. What emerges is an ever-shifting portrait of both an individual & a nation/5(4).

He manages to demonstrate convincingly the manner in which the 'invented' Kid is logical product of the cultural preoccupation so the age that produces him. This is probably the best book on Billy. Inventing Billy the Kid Inventing Billy the Kid visions of the outlaw in America, 1st :   Inventing Billy the Kid: visions of the outlaw in America, by Tatum, Stephen.

Publication date Topics Billy, the Kid, West (U.S.) in art, Outlaws in art Publisher Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press Collection Internet Archive Books. Scanned in : AlbuquerqueFirst Edition. Photos, Index, pages. Fine/Fine d.j. This book makes no attempt to separate the facts from the myth.

DO NOT DUPLICATE OR COPY!Seller Rating: % positive. Here is a sophisticated study of an individual who is both a "timeless conventional outlaw and a timely invented outlaw." Tatum traces the changes in the images of Billy the Kid over one century, relating them to concurrent social and cultural circumstances.

The historical William H. Bonney is accorded one chapter, but the book's main concern is the multitude of interpreters who have created Author: Kent L. Steckmesser. Inventing Billy the Kid: Visions of the Outlaw in America, By Stephen Tatum. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, second edition.

Billy the Kid has been an interest of mine for many years and I have read several books on the Kid and his life. This one is mostly interesting because it. The book separates myth from what few facts are known about Billy the Kid.

A more clear picture of who he was; a young man who was a good singer, popular with young ladies because of his dancing skills, charming and charismatic, with a teens propensity to get into trouble/5(86). During the summer of in a small New Mexican village, Garrett shot and killed the notorious outlaw, William H.

Bonney, better known as Billy the Kid. Due to the first publisher's inability to widely distribute this book beginning init sold relatively few copies during Garrett's s: Garrett, Pat F., (Upson, Ash – ghostwriter). Michael Wallis, the best-selling author of Route 66 and Billy the Kid, has published eighteen books and won numerous honors and awards.

He is a popular public speaker and a highly acclaimed voice actor/5(83). Henry McCarty (September 17 or Novem – J ), better known as "Billy the Kid" and also by the pseudonym William H.

Bonney, was an outlaw and gunfighter of the American Old West who killed eight men before he was shot and killed at the age of He also fought in New Mexico's Lincoln County War, during which he allegedly committed three of death: Gunshot wound.

He never saw the Kid until the Lincoln County War started.” This only known tintype of Ash Upson was most likely taken in Kansas City, Missouri, in the early s. The Billy the Kid biographer lived with the family of Pat Garrett, the sheriff who famously killed the Kid. From the first dime novel published about Billy a month after his death in to the films of the s, the author traces the changing ideas and images of the Kid and what they tell us about the Kid's observers and audiences.

The book, “Billy the Kid: An Autobiography” by Daniel A. Edwards, tells the story of how former Hico resident William H. “Brushy Bill” Roberts came to have his picture taken. The True Life of Billy the Kid first appeared in print in August Hundreds of songs, books, motion pictures, radio and television programs, and plays have been inspired by the story of.

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Inventing the Outlaw. "We Ain't None the Sadder": Visions of the Kid and the American Search for Order. Softcover. First University of Arizona paperback edition. Spine sunned, near fine. Inscribed by the author on the title page.

Item # ISBN: Of all firsthand accounts of lawlessness in the old Southwest, none is more fascinating that Pat F. Garrett's The Authentic Life of Billy, the Kid.

First published ina year after Sheriff Garrett killed the Kid, "the bravest and more feared" gunman of the Lincoln County, New Mexico, cattle war, it is at once the most authoritative biography of William H. Bonney and/5.

Garrett attempted to counter these writers by publishing a book of his own in The Authentic Life of Billy, the Kid was largely ghost-written by Garrett's friend Marshall Ashmun "Ash" Upson (–).Born: Patrick Floyd Jarvis Garrett, June 5.

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What is your Billy The Kid comic book worth. Billy the kid by Michael Morpurgo Billy the Kid is told through the voice of an 80 year old man, who looks back on his life as Chelseas champion striker until the outbreak of war in and on through his subsequent life.

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Lincoln Kirstein, co-founder with George Balanchine of the School of American Ballet, drew material from Burns' book to write the libretto for a ballet to be called Billy the Kid, performed by his new group, the Ballet Caravan. Composer Aaron Copland was commissioned to score the music, and Eugene Loring to do the choreography.

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Nolan, Frederick Pat Garrett’s The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid, An annotated edition with notes and commentary by Frederick Nolan, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman Tatum, Stephen Inventing Billy the Kid: Visions of the Outlaw in America, Billy the Kid was tried in the courthouse on the Mesilla plaza in April, for two killings.

He was acquitted of the killing of Andrew A. “Buckshot” Roberts, which occurred on April 4, He was convicted of the killing of Sheriff William Brady, which happened a few days before, on April 1,   "In the last three decades, scholarship about Billy has shaken off its pulp origins and become professional, the best three books, in my view, being Robert M.

Utley's Billy the Kid: A Short and Violent Life (), Frederick Nolan's The West of Billy the Kid (), and now Michael Wallis's Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride."—Larry McMurtry, New York Review of BooksBrand: UNP - Bison Books. Billy the Kid’s Writings, Words & Wit, by Gale Cooper, Gelcour Books, Albuquerque, N.M.,$ Author Cooper prides herself as a revisionist historian who considers William H.

Bonney, aka Billy the Kid, to have been a freedom fighter against the. The Collected Works of Billy The Kid takes us inside the life, thoughts, desires, rationalisations and memories of this iconic character from the American West on the s. It’s called a novel on the cover but Ondaatje plays with structure by.

EDIT: a few more Billy the Kid tidbits, most of which can be found in Inventing Billy the Kid by Stephen Tatum. He might be one of the most frequently depicted figures from U.S. history. In the s a bibliography of non-fiction and fictional representations of him came to pages.

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He has heard some amazing stories, and he is convinced the Billy. About the Author. GALE COOPER is a Harvard Medical School educated M.D. specializing in forensic psychiatry and murder case consultations.

Inhaving become interested in Billy the Kid, she left her Beverly Hills, California, medical practice to move to a New Mexico mountain to write multiple books on him and the unsung freedom fight of the Lincoln County War, in which he was the grass. BELIEVE BILLY If you want to know the truths in Billy the Kid’s story, look to the outlaw himself.

Nearly everything we know about Billy the Kid is either remembered or invented. For example, one story of the Kid’s murder trial in April has the judge telling the defendant that he was going to be taken to Lincoln, New Mexico, and.

Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride. by Michael Wallis, W.W. Norton & Co., New York,$ The life and times of Billy the Kid—alias Henry Antrim, alias Henry McCarty, alias William H.

Bonney, alias the Kid, alias Kid Antrim and alias El Chivato—has been examined, reexamined, debated and analyzed to death and beyond death.

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