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Owen Wister

Darwin Payne

Owen Wister

chronicler of the West, gentleman of the East

by Darwin Payne

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western stories,
  • In literature,
  • American Authors,
  • Biography,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDarwin Payne
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3346 .P39 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24839856M
    ISBN 109780803237698
    LC Control Number2011015109


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by Robert Haven Schauffler, Dallas Lore Sharp, Edward Sandford Martin, Cornelia A. Comer, Margaret Pollock. In Owen Wister’s novel of the Old West, The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains, the story’s protagonist, the Virginian, most definitely tries to lead a moral life, and largely succeeds.

Owen Wister, the writer credited with creating the classic Western hero and the popular western novel, was born Jinto an upper-crust family in maternal grandmother, Fanny Kemble, was a famous Shakespearean actress as well as a progressive woman for her time, as she was an abolitionist and a divorcee.

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About the Book. In what remains the only full-length biography of Owen Wister (–), Darwin Payne details the life of the man who created the popular image of the cowboy that dominated American culture from the early s to the s. Payne follows Wister from his privileged childhood in Philadelphia, to his undergraduate days at.

By: Owen Wister () Ostensibly a love story, the novel really revolves around a highly mythologized version of the Johnson County War in ’s Wyoming The novel takes the side of the large ranchers, and depicts the lynchings as frontier justice, meted out by the protagonist, who is a member of a natural aristocracy among men.5/5(1).

The Virginian (otherwise titled The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains) is a novel set in the Wild West by the American author Owen Wister, (). It describes the life of a cowboy on a cattle ranch in Wyoming and was the first true fictional western ever written, aside from short stories and pulp dime novels/5(3).

Owen WISTER ( - ) Ostensibly a love story, the novel really revolves around a highly mythologized version of the Johnson County War in 's Wyoming The novel takes the side of the large ranchers, and depicts the lynchings as frontier justice, meted out by the protagonist, who is a member of a natural aristocracy among men.

Owen Wister () was a prominent American writer during the late s and early s. He is best known for his western stories, particularly his novel The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains ().

The collection includes images taken by Wister during his trip to Texas in Dates covered areundated. Prominent in the collection are Texas ranch scenes from the Savage. Owen Wister Review () [email protected] Dept.E. University Ave, Laramie WY Submission Guidelines for Print Year The Owen Wister Review is an annual literary and art publication edited and published by University of Wyoming undergraduate and graduate students.

Our goal, as editors, is to provide a journal that highlights art. Originally published inOwen Wister’s The Virginian pre-dates the classic novels of Zane Grey and Max Brand and is considered by many to be the original Western.

Dedicated to Wister’s friend and fellow outdoorsman Theodore Roosevelt, this timeless tale almost single-handedly established the cowboy archetype in literature.

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Owen Wister’s The Virginian pre-dates the classic novels of Zane Grey and Max Brand and is considered by many to be the original Western. Dedicated to Wister’s friend and fellow outdoorsman Theodore Roosevelt, this timeless tale almost single-handedly established the cowboy archetype in literature.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate I first read Owen Wister's "The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains" when I was in junior high school. I liked it, but felt it was a somewhat idealized version of the period and the lead character., Some years later, though, after I had spent considerable time traveling the West - and much of the world - with a number of former cowhands, I reread the novel 5/5(4).

Owen Wister Review Submission Guidelines for Print Year The Owen Wister Review (OWR) is an art and literature journal published by the University of Wyoming. We aim to produce a high-quality publication by accepting excellent submissions and by working with writers and artists whose submissions are promising but which do not initially meet our standards.

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Owen Wister ( - ) graduated from Harvard University in and practiced law in Philadelphia. He is most well-known for The Virginian, the first western novel to use the cowboy as heroic figure.

Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. out of 5. 41 customer ratings. 5 star /5(41). -Owen Wister, The Virginian A friend of Theodore Roosevelt, to whom he dedicated this novel, Owen Wister is considered the father of the Western. The Virginian has been filmed at least five times and was voted the greatest Western of all time.

Even if you've never read the book or seen one of the movies, you're more than likely familiar with /5(). The Owen Wister Review is the University of Wyoming’s Arts and Literary Journal produced through the Student Media department. The editorial staff is comprised entirely of undergraduate and graduate students who have nuanced yet supportive tastes in art and writing and strive to publish the best quality creative non-fiction, poetry, fiction.

About Owen Wister. Owen Wister was born in Philadelphia inthe son of a prominent Philadephia physician. After graduating from Harvard, studying music in Paris, and starting work in a New York bank, he suffered a nervous breakdown and was sent to More about Owen Wister.

The book became one of the first mass-market bestsellers and stands as the defining text for America's most durable hero the cowboy.

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Wister was the son of physician Owen Jones Wister and Sarah Butler Wister. He was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, schooled in Europe and New England, and graduated from Harvard College ().

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Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Wister, Owen, Title: The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and. Owen Wister (–) was a classmate of Theodore Roosevelt’s at Harvard University and an editor of the Harvard frequently traveled in the American West, and the region inspired much of his fiction, including the groundbreaking novel The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains, considered by many to be the first true Western/5(37).

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