Western

Western may refer to:

  • Western (genre), a category of fiction and visual art centered on the American Old West
    • Western fiction, the Western genre as featured in literature
  • Western music (North America), a type of American folk music
  • Western world
  • Western culture

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Famous quotes containing the word western:

    Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it.
    Camille Paglia (b. 1947)

    There has never been in history another such culture as the Western civilization M a culture which has practiced the belief that the physical and social environment of man is subject to rational manipulation and that history is subject to the will and action of man; whereas central to the traditional cultures of the rivals of Western civilization, those of Africa and Asia, is a belief that it is environment that dominates man.
    Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)

    Ex oriente lux may still be the motto of scholars, for the Western world has not yet derived from the East all the light which it is destined to receive thence.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)