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Daily Archives: August 18, 2009

redux: Deadwood as creation myth

by Rob Friesel

Coming to Deadwood‘s anti-climactic finale last night, I decided to append a few follow-up notes and thought questions to my earlier assertion that the show was David Milch’s attempt at a purely American creation myth: Upon further reflection, Milch is attempting some important inversions on the creation myth paradigm.  We’ve already discussed how his women […]