sci-fi western and space western

Paul Frank paulfrank at POST.HARVARD.EDU
Wed Dec 1 16:14:19 UTC 2010

Spaghetti western is, of course, in the OED (earliest citation from
1969). But how about science fiction western of sci-fi western, not to
be confused with space western? Here's a hoot of trailer:

On science fiction western, see:

On space western, see:

Science fiction western gets 1,100,000 raw hits.
Space western gets 54,500 raw hits.

Neither of these terms is in any major dictionary (he says, waiting to
be corrected).


Paul Frank
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