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The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
Topic: MemoryTopic: ProgressTopic: PeopleTopic: PowerTopic: Empire
Topic: Memory: Civil War Memory and American Nostalgia
Toolbox Overview: The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
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Text 1. Winslow Homer
Text 2. Hamlin Garland
Text 3. Joel Chandler Harris
Text 4. Jane Addams
Text 5. Robert G. Ingersoll
Text 6. Re-Union and the Railroad
Text 7. Visions of the West
Text 8. Owen Wister
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8.  Owen Wister, The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains, 1902, Introduction, Ch. 1-3 (PDF)
    Owen Wister   
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Length: 17 pages

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Owen Wister, overview of the author, the western novel and film, plus video clips, from America's Story, Library of Congress

Owen Wister, overview of the western with graphics and links, from Today in History, Library of Congress

Owen Wister, biography and photos from the website of Medicine Bow, Wyoming

Owen Wister, overview and discussion of The Virginian from Harvard Magazine

The Virginian, full text
   From Hypertexts, American Studies at the University
   of Virginia
   From Project Gutenberg



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