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Dime novels, or, Following an old trail in popular literature.

Edmund Lester Pearson

Dime novels, or, Following an old trail in popular literature.

by Edmund Lester Pearson

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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English


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Originally published, Little, Brown, 1929.

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Open LibraryOL20326299M
ISBN 100804603502

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Genre/Form: Dime novels: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pearson, Edmund Lester, Dime novels. Port Washington, N.Y., Kennikat Press [, ©].

Dime novels, or, Following an old trail in popular literature / by Edmund Pearson. Format Book Published Boston: Little, Brown, and company, Description x, p., [16] leaves of plates: ill. About this Book Catalog Record Details. Dime novels; or, Following an old trail in popular literature, Pearson, Edmund Dime novels, View full catalog record.

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Filed under: Penny dreadfuls -- Bibliography. Dime Novel. The popularity of dime novels led American humorist Arthur Guiterman to pen a poem in tribute to dime novels, which was republished in Edmund Pearson’s Dime Novels; Or, Following an Old Trail. Pearson, Edmund.

Dime Novels; or, Following an Old Trail in Popular Literature. ; repr., Port Washington: Kennikat Press, Contains reminisces of the author and other readers who grew up reading dime novels. Despite factual inaccuracies, the text provides unique first-hand insight into the early audience of the dime novel.

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Adultery in the Novel. Dime Novels. Indian Jim, a Tale of the Minnesota Massacre. Ayer E39 Dime novels thrived in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in the United States.

Erastus Beadle published the first dime novel. Dime Novels; or, Following an Old Trail in Popular Literature. ; repr., Port Washington: Kennikat Press, This book leaves much to be desired as a research tool – it is rambling and disorganized, frequently interrupting its historical narrative to spend pages summarizing the plot of one specific dime novel.

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