Chapter 10. “The Frontier Story”: The Violence of Literary History

  1. Robert Paul Lamb and
  2. G. R. Thompson
  1. Christine Bold

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996829.ch11

A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914

A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914

How to Cite

Bold, C. (2005) “The Frontier Story”: The Violence of Literary History, in A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914 (eds R. P. Lamb and G. R. Thompson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996829.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405100649

Online ISBN: 9780470996829

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Keywords:

  • violence of literary history;
  • literary histories;
  • dime novels;
  • western narrative;
  • modernity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Frontier Club

  • Other Voices, Other Wests

  • Around 1902

  • Conclusion