Dime Novels

August 1922
New Republic;8/2/22, Vol. 31 Issue 400, p266
Presents an analysis of Dime Novels in the U.S. Comment that authors, publishers and collectors shine in the light of public recognition; Elaboration of three chief matters of American fiction as the frontier, the sea, and the revolution; Impact of the Civil War on the American fiction; Place of sea adventures in Dime Novels; Status of Dime Novels in ordered society; reference to the novel "Stella the Daughter of Liberty: A Tale of the War of '76," by N.C. Iron; Reference to the novel "Mad Dan: The Spy of '76," by M. Quad; Objection to Dime Novels about their violent and uncouth speech of most of the characters.


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