Boy Life on the Prairie

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Boy Life on the Prairie was first published in 1899, some eighteen years before the appearance of Hamlin Garland's A Son of the Middle Border. The broad scope of the latter book, as B. R. McElderry, Jr., tells us in the introduction to this new edition of Boy Life, has overshadowed the earlier and better book of reminiscence dealing specifically with Garland's boyhood experiences on an Iowa farm from 1869 to about 1881. When he wrote Boy Life on the Prairie Garland was much closer to the subject than he was in 1917, and he had the advantage of a more restricted aim: to tell directly and specifically what it was like to grow up in northeast Iowa in the years just after the Civil War. It may safely be said that no one else has given so clear and informative an account. When one considers other accounts of boyhood in nineteenth-century America--those of Aldrich, Clemens, Warner, and Howells, for example--one is impressed with the thoroughness and precision of Garland's book. Aside from Main-Travelled Roads, Boy Life, is probably the best single book that Garland ever wrote.The Bison Book edition is the first in more than fifty years to reproduce in full the 1899 text. It also includes an introduction addressed To My Young Readers and the Author's Notes which appeared in the 1926 edition published by Allyn & Bacon. The forty-seven line drawings and six full-page illustrations by E. W. Deming are reproduced from the 1899 edition. In his introduction, Dr. McElderry provides a thorough and interesting analysis of Boy Life and compares it with the sketches written in 1888 which were Garland's first attempt at reminiscence, as well as with A Son of the Middle Border.

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Descrizione libro University of Nebraska Press, United States, 1961. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Bison Book ed.. 203 x 135 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Boy Life on the Prairie was first published in 1899, some eighteen years before the appearance of Hamlin Garland s A Son of the Middle Border. The broad scope of the latter book, as B. R. McElderry, Jr., tells us in the introduction to this new edition of Boy Life, has overshadowed the earlier and better book of reminiscence dealing specifically with Garland s boyhood experiences on an Iowa farm from 1869 to about 1881. When he wrote Boy Life on the Prairie Garland was much closer to the subject than he was in 1917, and he had the advantage of a more restricted aim: to tell directly and specifically what it was like to grow up in northeast Iowa in the years just after the Civil War. It may safely be said that no one else has given so clear and informative an account. When one considers other accounts of boyhood in nineteenth-century America--those of Aldrich, Clemens, Warner, and Howells, for example--one is impressed with the thoroughness and precision of Garland s book. Aside from Main-Travelled Roads, Boy Life, is probably the best single book that Garland ever wrote.The Bison Book edition is the first in more than fifty years to reproduce in full the 1899 text. It also includes an introduction addressed To My Young Readers and the Author s Notes which appeared in the 1926 edition published by Allyn Bacon. The forty-seven line drawings and six full-page illustrations by E. W. Deming are reproduced from the 1899 edition. In his introduction, Dr. McElderry provides a thorough and interesting analysis of Boy Life and compares it with the sketches written in 1888 which were Garland s first attempt at reminiscence, as well as with A Son of the Middle Border. Codice libro della libreria AAV9780803250703

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Descrizione libro University of Nebraska Press, United States, 1961. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Bison Book ed.. 203 x 135 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Boy Life on the Prairie was first published in 1899, some eighteen years before the appearance of Hamlin Garland s A Son of the Middle Border. The broad scope of the latter book, as B. R. McElderry, Jr., tells us in the introduction to this new edition of Boy Life, has overshadowed the earlier and better book of reminiscence dealing specifically with Garland s boyhood experiences on an Iowa farm from 1869 to about 1881. When he wrote Boy Life on the Prairie Garland was much closer to the subject than he was in 1917, and he had the advantage of a more restricted aim: to tell directly and specifically what it was like to grow up in northeast Iowa in the years just after the Civil War. It may safely be said that no one else has given so clear and informative an account. When one considers other accounts of boyhood in nineteenth-century America-those of Aldrich, Clemens, Warner, and Howells, for example-one is impressed with the thoroughness and precision of Garland s book. Aside from Main-Travelled Roads, Boy Life, is probably the best single book that Garland ever wrote. The Bison Book edition is the first in more than fifty years to reproduce in full the 1899 text. It also includes an introduction addressed To My Young Readers and the Author s Notes which appeared in the 1926 edition published by Allyn Bacon. The forty-seven line drawings and six full-page illustrations by E. W. Deming are reproduced from the 1899 edition. In his introduction, Dr. McElderry provides a thorough and interesting analysis of Boy Life and compares it with the sketches written in 1888 which were Garland s first attempt at reminiscence, as well as with A Son of the Middle Border. Codice libro della libreria AAV9780803250703

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Descrizione libro University of Nebraska Press. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Paperback. 432 pages. Dimensions: 8.0in. x 5.3in. x 1.0in.Boy Life on the Prairie was first published in 1899, some eighteen years before the appearance of Hamlin Garlands A Son of the Middle Border. The broad scope of the latter book, as B. R. McElderry, Jr. , tells us in the introduction to this new edition of Boy Life, has overshadowed the earlier and better book of reminiscence dealing specifically with Garlands boyhood experiences on an Iowa farm from 1869 to about 1881. When he wrote Boy Life on the Prairie Garland was much closer to the subject than he was in 1917, and he had the advantage of a more restricted aim: to tell directly and specifically what it was like to grow up in northeast Iowa in the years just after the Civil War. It may safely be said that no one else has given so clear and informative an account. When one considers other accounts of boyhood in nineteenth-century Americathose of Aldrich, Clemens, Warner, and Howells, for exampleone is impressed with the thoroughness and precision of Garlands book. Aside from Main-Travelled Roads, Boy Life, is probably the best single book that Garland ever wrote. The Bison Book edition is the first in more than fifty years to reproduce in full the 1899 text. It also includes an introduction addressed To My Young Readers and the Authors Notes which appeared in the 1926 edition published by Allyn and Bacon. The forty-seven line drawings and six full-page illustrations by E. W. Deming are reproduced from the 1899 edition. In his introduction, Dr. McElderry provides a thorough and interesting analysis of Boy Life and compares it with the sketches written in 1888 which were Garlands first attempt at reminiscence, as well as with A Son of the Middle Border. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Codice libro della libreria 9780803250703

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