5 edition of American frontier tales found in the catalog.
American frontier tales
Helen Addison Howard
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Helen Addison Howard.|
|Series||A rendezvous book|
|LC Classifications||F596 .H697 1982|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 277 p. :|
|Number of Pages||277|
|LC Control Number||79009797|
This pathfinder is an introduction to tall tale heroes of the American frontier as well as to the history and criticism of the genre. It is intended as a resource for librarians and teachers who wish to introduce specific tales, heroes and legends to children, and also points to historical and critical works, making it useful to high school. The second edition of John Ravage's book, Untold tales of the American frontier Images of the black experience in the West. Wayne Hare Ma From the print edition.
The tall tale is a fundamental element of American folk literature. The tall tale's origins are seen in the bragging contests that often occurred when men of the American frontier gathered. A tall tale is a story with unbelievable elements, related as if it were true and factual. James Fenimore Cooper, (born Septem , Burlington, New Jersey, U.S.—died Septem , Cooperstown, New York), first major American novelist, author of the novels of frontier adventure known as the Leatherstocking Tales, featuring the wilderness scout called Natty Bumppo, or include The Pioneers (), The Last of the Mohicans (), The Prairie (), The.
Many of the books that have been written on this subject offer hundreds of first hand accounts. Life on the frontier was not limited to the American west. Women in . Save 25% when you buy both volumes of The Leatherstocking Tales in a boxed set!. The five novels in The Leatherstocking Tales (collected in two Library of America volumes), Cooper’s great saga of the American wilderness, form a pageant of the American frontier. Cooper’s hero, Natty Bumppo, is forced ever farther into the heart of the continent by the advance of civilization that he.
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Octavo, [24cm/9in], paperbound with pictorial covers, Author: Helen Addison Howard. FRONTIER,Tales of the American Adventure Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — — $ Paperback from $ Manufacturer: Signet S Pub ,Aug, NY.
Chris Hannan's top 10 tales of the American frontier Roughing It by Mark TwainMy Antonia by Willa CatherThe Plains Across by John D UnruhClose Range by Annie ProulxThe Crossing by Cormac McCarthy (more items). “Tales from the American frontier tales book Frontier” is a American frontier tales book Volume Set of Books using “Historical Fiction” that “Fictional Dialog” is wound around a set of “Chronological Facts” to give the Reader more insight into the “Character’s Lives” their actions, manners, social and Religious traits, successes and failures, Families and Friends, Enemies and Cohorts, their financial situation, and physical aspects and actions.
"In this splendid book a gifted observer and a terrific idea have come together in a real love match. Ina century after the census bureau's famous observation of the frontier's imminent end, Dayton Duncan set out in an aging GMC Suburban to visit a large sampling of counties outside Alaska that have fewer than two persons per square mile―the bureau's old standard for places still in a Cited by: 9.
by Jack Paxton Whiskey Smith was the town bully, feared by all and hated by most. Men had tried to kill him before, and now they all rested in unkept graves in boot hill. Now someone was going to try again. This book perhaps is one of the most fascinating books written about the history of United States, its people and the forces that have united and assimilated this great nation of diverse pioneering immigrants.
It consists of 12 essays written by Fredrick Jackson Turner and gathered in /5(34). xix, p.: 25 cmPages: Books shelved as frontier-romance: Cheyenne Amber by Catherine Anderson, Cherish by Catherine Anderson, Only Mine by Elizabeth Lowell, Only Love by Eliza.
Enriched by over vintage photographs, Frontier Children is a visual and verbal montage of childhood in the nineteenth-century West. From a wide range of primary and secondary sources, Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith, well known for their books on. Books on America: - the American Frontier.
Find high adventure for the younger kids in the 's with the book The Matchlock Gun. Set on the early American frontier, a pioneer boy responds bravely when his family is in danger. Several other books in this section tell of Indian captives (please read cautionary notes).
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Homespun yarns and tall tales ``edited, told, and retold'' by Erdoes (co-editor, American Indian Myths and Legends,etc.) in a problematic compilation of the legends that arose from the taming of the American wilderness.
From the frontiers of the original colonies, this assortment of stories works its way westward across the 19th century, detailing encounters with two- and four-legged Author: Richard Erdoes.
This topic covers the American frontier ( ) or Westward Expansion. The frontier comprises the geography, history, folklore, and cultural expression of life in the forward wave of American westward expansion that began with English colonial settlements in the early 17th century and ended with the admission of the last mainland territories as states in the early 20th century.
The Leatherstocking Tales, series of five novels by James Fenimore Cooper, published between and The novels constitute a saga of 18th-century life among Indians and white pioneers on the New York State frontier through their portrayal of the adventures of the main character, Natty Bumppo, who takes on various names throughout the series.
The books cover his entire adult life, from. The “Frontier” is defined as “a region at the edge of a settled area”.
The “American Frontier,” began with the first days of European settlement on the Atlantic coast and the eastern rivers. From the start, the “Frontier” was most often categorized as the western edge of settlement.
Women of the Frontier: 16 Tales of Trailblazing Homesteaders, Entrepreneurs, and Rabble-Rousers is written by Brandon Marie Miller and pays homage to sixteen amazing women who are amazing frontierswoman.
This book is divided into seven chapters. Miller has written powerful, riveting, and concise biographies for each of these women frontierswoman/5. The American frontier includes the geography, history, folklore, and cultural expression of life in the forward wave of American expansion that began with English colonial settlements in the early 17th century and ended with the admission of the last remaining western territories as states in Location: Currently the United States, historically.
Exaggeration, tall tales, incredible boasts, and comic workingmen heroes enlivened frontier literature. These humorous forms were found in many frontier regions -- in the "old Southwest" (the present-day inland South and the lower Midwest), the mining frontier, and the Pacific Coast.
Inin the depths of the Great American Depression, Laura Ingalls Wilder made an unusual artistic decision, one that would define her life, her legacy and the cultural significance of her work.
From the very outset of her story, she chose to frame her hardscrabble western childhood as a frontier fairy tale.Get this from a library! Tales from the American frontier. [Richard Erdoes;] -- Collection of legends, fairy tales, and sagas of the American West.
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