TITLE

Entertaining the Masses: Silent Movies and Dime Novels

AUTHOR(S)
Harvey, Charles M.
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Hutchinson Literary Extracts;2007, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for dime novel, an important publishing phenomenon in the U.S. during the early 1900s, is presented. These books offered exciting tales of cowboys and Indians, suspenseful tales of clever detectives, and didactic tales about getting rich through hard work and perseverance. They were cheap and highly circulated.
ACCESSION #
28066780

 

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