The Ox-Bow incident.

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The Ox-Bow Incident was filmed by William Wellman and stared the young Henry Fonda as Art Croft. Croft is the fictional narrator of the piece. 28 men ride out on a snowy night in the winter of to lynch cattle rustlers and supposed murderers of a prominent cowman in the community, The book is a platform for various points of view regarding /5().

The Ox-Bow Incident is a classic in the truest sense of the word. It is a timeless book that speaks to our common humanity and remains just as relevant today as the day that it was written. It reminds us that no matter how much our world has changed no matter how sophisticated our technology we humans have changed very little/5.

The Ox-Bow Incident revolves around the themes of mob mentality, justice, guilt, revenge, and responsibility. The novel also makes a statement about conformity and about society’s unforgiving treatment of all kinds of outsiders,from cattle rustlers to Mexican immigrants to.

The Ox-Bow Incident was filmed by William Wellman and stared the young Henry Fonda as Art Croft. Croft is the fictional narrator of the piece. 28 men ride out on a snowy night in the winter of to lynch cattle rustlers and supposed murderers of a prominent cowman in the community, The book is a platform for various points of view regarding /5.

Reading Group Guide. Many consider The Ox-Bow Incident to be the first serious Western novel in American literature, and Clark's novel wholly overturns many of the conventions of the typical Western or "cowboy story" (in which conceits like shoot-outs, the triumph of good over evil, and the figure of the cowboy hero tend to loom large)/5(31).

"Gil and I crossed the eastern divide about two by the sun." The opening sentence of The Ox-Bow Incident, simple as it appears to be, presents basic know immediately (if tentatively) that this cowboy story is going to be about two men, rather than the lonely hero of such books as Shane, for two men have "crossed the divide" and are thus on.

After finishing the book it just seemed natural for me to delve into my movie collection and dig out the film version of The Ox-Bow Incident.

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The film came out three years after the book and didn’t seem to deviate from the book that much until the end and perfectly captured the bleak and psychological elements of the story. About The Ox-Bow Incident.

Set inThe Ox-Bow Incident is a searing and realistic portrait of frontier life and mob violence in the American West. First published init focuses on the lynching of three innocent men and the tragedy that ensues when law and order are abandoned. Buy a cheap copy of The Ox-Bow Incident book by Walter Van Tilburg Clark.

Set inThe Ox-Bow Incident is a searing and realistic portrait of frontier life and mob violence in the American West. First published init focuses on Free shipping over $Cited by: The Ox-Bow Incident is a novel by famed western writer Walter Van Tilburg Clark.

In this novel, two cowboys return to town after a long winter caring for a herd of cows. Within hours the men become a part of a mob outraged both over the theft of some cattle and the murder of.

The Ox-Bow Incident by Clark, Walter Van Tilburg and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Art Croft The narrator of the story; Gil's friend; sought out by others as a "confessor"; posse member.

Gil Carter Art's riding buddy; a big drinker, a tough fighter, a fair singer; posse member. Monte Smith Bridger's Wells' town bum; an eager lyncher; posse member. Canby Bartender; knows he has been Somebody; almost noncommital toward the matter at hand.

Quotes from The Ox-Bow Incident. Walter Van Tilburg Clark pages. Rating: (K votes) “True law, the code of justice, the essence of our sensations of right and wrong, is the conscience of society. For all of us, quotes are a great way to remember a book and to carry with us the author’s best ideas.

Directed by William A. Wellman. With Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes, Anthony Quinn. When a posse captures three men suspected of killing a local farmer, they become strongly divided over whether or not to lynch the men.8/10(K).

The Ox-Bow Incident, American western film, released inthat was a thought-provoking and disturbing look at the dangers of mob justice. The movie, which was based on the novel of the same name by Walter van Tilburg Clark, epitomized a new maturity in the western movie genre, having progressed.

The Ox-Bow Incident, novel by Walter van Tilburg Clark, published in This psychological study of corrupt leadership and mob rule was read as a parable about fascism when it first appeared. Set in Nevada inthe story concerns the brutal lynching of three characters falsely accused of murder and theft.

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The Ox-Bow Incident Screen version of the best-selling book [by Walter Van Tilburg Clark] depends too much on the hanging theme, developing. Set inThe Ox-Bow Incident is a searing and realistic portrait of frontier life and mob violence in the American West. First published init focuses on the lynching of three innocent men and the tragedy that ensues when law and order are abandoned.

The result is an emotionally powerful, vivid, and unforgettable re-creation of the Western novel, which Clark /5(21).

Condition: New. 1st. Paperback. Set inThe Ox-Bow Incident is a searing and realistic portrait of frontier life and mob violence in the American West.

First published init focuses on the lynching of three ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. pages. An ugly study in mob violence, unrelieved by any human grace save the futile reproach of a minority and some mild post-lynching remorse, is contained in "The.

Henry Fonda and Henry Morgan star in this Best Picture Oscar® Nominee about justice -- and injustice -- on the wild frontier. Two men (Fonda and Morgan). about this book about this guide Set inThe Ox-Bow Incident is a searing and realistic portrait of frontier life and mob violence in the American West.

First published init focuses on the lynching of three innocent men and the tragedy that ensues when law andFile Size: KB. The Ox-Bow Incident builds to a shattering and admirably unconventional conclusion.

This conclusion is unrelenting in its determination to be both realistic and faithful to the book. It postulates that each man should stand up, stand apart and be counted as a man of individual opinion, even if it means not following the will of the majority.

The Ox-Bow Incident: One Book, One Chicago Spring Walter Van Tilburg Clark Biography. The Ox-Bow Incident Discussion Questions. Characters: The Ox-Bow Incident.

Close Menu: The Ox-Bow Incident. The Ox-Bow Incident Discussion Questions. From the novel’s opening, narrator Art Croft seems unsure about the rightness of joining the lynch mob. The Ox-Bow Incident Summary. The Ox-Bow Incident is a novel by famed western writer Walter Van Tilburg Clark.

In this novel, two cowboys return to town after a long winter caring for a herd of cows. Within hours the men become a part of a mob outraged both over the theft of some cattle and the murder of a popular cowhand.

The Ox-Bow Incident is a American western film directed by William A. Wellman, starring Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews and Mary Beth Hughes, with Anthony Quinn, William Eythe, Harry Morgan and Jane drifters are passing through a Western town, when news arrives that a local rancher has been murdered and his cattle stolen.

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Cash advances up to $1M available. Facebook. Follow us. Summary The Ox-Bow Incident begins with the first-person narrator, Art Croft, and Gil riding into the town Bridger's Wells.

They are excited after working on the 'winter range'. They have been riding together for five years and have spent winter alone together in a shack. A description of the town ensues and it is depicted as 'losing its stage-stop look and beginning to settle into a half. Read this book on Questia.

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Croft is the fictional narrator of the piece. 28 men ride out on a snowy night in the winter of to lynch cattle rustlers and supposed murderers of a prominent cowman in the community, The book is a platform for various points of view regarding /5(74).

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