The Novels of Horatio Alger, Jr.


Subject:
Children's Literature , Literary Movements and Periods , Scholarship , 19th Century , Classics & Old Books

Description:
This website contains the results of an "evaluation of the nineteenth century dime novels of Horatio Alger, Jr., and analysis of the texts in a fairy tale context, particularly the Cinderella tale." Features a biography of Alger, list of archetypes and themes, and plot summaries of some of the novels (with images of book covers). Designed by a summer intern "under the auspices of the University of Rochester Libraries."

Creator:
Geck, John A.

Publisher:
University of Rochester Libraries

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/cinder/Horatiomain.htm


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