Horatio Alger, Jr. (1832-1899)


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

Description:
Biography and information about the works of Horatio Alger Jr., "best-selling boys' series writer" of dime-store novels such as the "Ragged Dick" series. "His moralistic stories ... inspired many generations of children and taught them the virtues of industry, thrift, and honor." The site provides a list of pseudonyms, selected poems and stories, and images of some Alger letters. From the Horatio Alger Collection of the Northern Illinois University Libraries.

Publisher:
Board of Trustees of Northern Illinois University

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.ulib.niu.edu/rarebooks/alger/


PID= res:lii-20019