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Laura Ingalls Wilder : American Writer on the Prairie

By: Ketcham, Sallie.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Historical Americans: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (180 p.).ISBN: 9781136725661.Subject(s): Authors, American --20th century -- Biography | Autobiographical fiction, American -- History and criticism | Frontier and pioneer life -- United States | HISTORY / United States / 19th Century | LITERARY CRITICISM / Children’s Literature | LITERARY CRITICISM / Women Authors | Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957 -- Criticism and interpretation | Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957 -- Political and social views | Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957 | Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957. Little house books | Women pioneers -- United States -- BiographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Laura Ingalls Wilder : American Writer on the PrairieDDC classification: 813.52 | 813/.52 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I Laura Ingalls Wilder: American Writer on the Prairie; Chapter 1 A Home in the West: The 1860s; Chapter 2 Wandering the West: The 1870s; Chapter 3 Settling the West: The 1880s; Chapter 4 Leaving the West: The 1890s; Chapter 5 Writing the West: 1911 to 1943; Chapter 6 I Am Your Laura: 1943 and Forward; PART II Documents; 1 Missouri Ruralist Interview, 1918; 2 "Pioneer Girl" manuscript, Carl Brandt version, pages 111-15; 3 An Autobiographical Sketch of Rose Wilder Lane; 4 "As a Farm Woman Thinks"
5 Letter from San Francisco6 Mountain Grove Sorosis Club Speech, 1936; 7 Travel Diary Excerpt, 1931; 8 Wilson Library Bulletin, Vol. 22, No. 8: April 1948; 9 Letters to Laura: "I Am Always Dreaming About You . . ."; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote stories that have defined the American frontier for generations of readers. As both author and character in her own books, she became one of the most famous figures in American children's literature. Her famous Little House on the Prairie series, based on her childhood in Wisconsin, Kansas, Minnesota, and South Dakota, blended memoir and fiction into a vivid depiction of nineteenth-century settler life that continues to shape many Americans' understanding of the country's past. Poised between fiction and fact, literature and history, Wilder's life is a fascinating wi
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I Laura Ingalls Wilder: American Writer on the Prairie; Chapter 1 A Home in the West: The 1860s; Chapter 2 Wandering the West: The 1870s; Chapter 3 Settling the West: The 1880s; Chapter 4 Leaving the West: The 1890s; Chapter 5 Writing the West: 1911 to 1943; Chapter 6 I Am Your Laura: 1943 and Forward; PART II Documents; 1 Missouri Ruralist Interview, 1918; 2 "Pioneer Girl" manuscript, Carl Brandt version, pages 111-15; 3 An Autobiographical Sketch of Rose Wilder Lane; 4 "As a Farm Woman Thinks"

5 Letter from San Francisco6 Mountain Grove Sorosis Club Speech, 1936; 7 Travel Diary Excerpt, 1931; 8 Wilson Library Bulletin, Vol. 22, No. 8: April 1948; 9 Letters to Laura: "I Am Always Dreaming About You . . ."; Bibliography; Index

Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote stories that have defined the American frontier for generations of readers. As both author and character in her own books, she became one of the most famous figures in American children's literature. Her famous Little House on the Prairie series, based on her childhood in Wisconsin, Kansas, Minnesota, and South Dakota, blended memoir and fiction into a vivid depiction of nineteenth-century settler life that continues to shape many Americans' understanding of the country's past. Poised between fiction and fact, literature and history, Wilder's life is a fascinating wi

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Sallie Ketcham is an independent scholar and writer from Minnesota.

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