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Dixon, Thomas 1864-1946

Overview
Works: 151 works in 784 publications in 6 languages and 21,357 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Political fiction  War films  Short films  Epic films 
Roles: Author, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3507.I93, 813.52
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The clansman; an historical romance of the Ku Klux Klan by Thomas Dixon( Book )

121 editions published between 1904 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Clansman, his controversial 1905 novel, later the basis of the motion picture The Birth of a Nation, Thomas Dixon describes the social, political, and economic disintegration that plagued the South during Reconstruction, depicting the rise of the Ku Klux Klan and the reactions of two families to racial conflict
The leopard's spots: a romance of the white man's burden, 1865-1900 by Thomas Dixon( Book )

81 editions published between 1902 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written as a response to Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, this is the author's story of Reconstruction in post-Civil War South in which the Ku Klux Klan is considered heroic and blacks are depicted as savage beasts, a threat to white women and American civilization. The Leopard's Spots is the first novel in Dixon's "Klan trilogy" which became the source for W.D. Griffith's film 1915, Birth of a Nation
The inside story of the Harding tragedy by H. M Daugherty( Book )

13 editions published between 1932 and 1975 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The traitor : a story of the fall of the invisible empire by Thomas Dixon( Book )

30 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The southerner; a romance of the real Lincoln by Thomas Dixon( Book )

28 editions published between 1913 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jess Witherow, newspaperman in a Southern town, is faced with an explosive situation when he becomes involved in a court case concerning a Negro child entered in an all-white school
The fall of a nation : a sequel to The birth of a nation by Thomas Dixon( Book )

28 editions published between 1915 and 2009 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel narrates a fictional invasion of the United States by the Imperial Confederation of Europe
The one woman; a story of modern Utopia by Thomas Dixon( Book )

29 editions published between 1903 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sins of the father; a romance of the South by Thomas Dixon( Book )

26 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Today, Thomas Dixon is perhaps best known as the author of the best-selling early twentieth-century trilogy that included the novel The Clansman (1905), which provided the core narrative for D.W. Griffith's groundbreaking and still-controversial film The Birth of a Nation . It was The Sins of the Father, however, that Dixon regarded as the most aesthetically satisfying child of his Ku Klux Klan saga. In this novel he telescopes the trilogy's sprawling historical canvas into one tightly scripted narrative. A best-seller in 1912, the novel's themes of interracial sex and incest outraged many
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

49 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special features disc includes several Civil War shorts directed by D.W. Griffiths as well as archival material from a 1915 souvenir book and information on legal protests and scenes cut from the 1922 re-release
The victim : a romance of the real Jefferson Davis by Thomas Dixon( Book )

23 editions published between 1914 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comrades : a story of social adventure in California by Thomas Dixon( Book )

15 editions published between 1909 and 2011 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The flaming sword by Thomas Dixon( Book )

7 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thomas Dixon is perhaps best known as the author of the best-selling early twentieth-century Klan trilogy that included the novel The Clansman (1905), which provided the core narrative for D.W. Griffith's groundbreaking and still controversial film The Birth of a Nation (1915). In his twenty-eighth and last novel, The Flaming Sword (1939), Dixon takes to task his long-standing black critics, especially W.E.B. DuBois, by attacking what he considered to be a vast conspiracy by blacks and Communists to destroy America. A new introduction and detailed notes by John David Smith offer a valuable h
The man in gray; a romance of north and South by Thomas Dixon( Book )

23 editions published between 1921 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romance of North and South
The root of evil, a novel by Thomas Dixon( Book )

17 editions published between 1911 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The black hood by Thomas Dixon( Book )

11 editions published between 1924 and 1926 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life worth living, a personal experience by Thomas Dixon( Book )

8 editions published between 1905 and 1914 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man of the people; a drama of Abraham Lincoln by Thomas Dixon( Book )

12 editions published between 1920 and 2008 in English and German and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The foolish virgin; a romance of today by Thomas Dixon( Book )

16 editions published between 1915 and 2005 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter, 1905 March 6, New York, to Mr. Brook, mentioning Alfred Moore Waddell's comments on Dixon's novel The clansman, 1905 [2 l. holograph signed. 23.4 cm.]
The way of a man; a story of the new woman by Thomas Dixon( Book )

6 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who pays the taxes, and who ought to pay them? a controversy between the man who has money and the man who has none, as well as between the owner of the soil and the eater of its produce by Thomas Dixon( Book )

8 editions published between 1836 and 1837 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The clansman; an historical romance of the Ku Klux Klan
Alternative Names
Dixon, Thomas 1864-1946 Junior

Dixon, Thomas F. 1864-1946

Dixon, Thomas F. 1864-1946 Junior

Dixon, Thomas F. Junior 1864-1946

Dixon, Thomas Junior 1864-1946

Dixson, Thomas 1864-1946

Doxon, Thomas Jr.

Thomas Dixon

Thomas Dixon Amerikaans filmregisseur (1864-1946)

Thomas Dixon, Jr

Thomas Dixon pisarz i scenarzysta amerykański

Thomas F. Dixon Jr cinéaste américain

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The leopard's spots: a romance of the white man's burden, 1865-1900The traitor : a story of the fall of the invisible empireThe southerner; a romance of the real LincolnThe fall of a nation : a sequel to The birth of a nationThe one woman; a story of modern UtopiaThe sins of the father; a romance of the SouthThe victim : a romance of the real Jefferson DavisComrades : a story of social adventure in California