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|Named Person:||Bret Harte; Bret Harte; Bret Harte|
|Material Type:||Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication|
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|Description:||xvi, 255 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||"I am Fit for Nothing Else" --
The Overland Monthly: From "The Luck" to "The Prodigal" --
Mining the Slag Heap: The Commercialization of Local Color --
Popularizing the WestL: Lecture, Novel, Play, Pulp Fiction --
Crefeld, Glasgow, and the Literary Recuperation of the West --
Tailings from the Claim --
Epilogue: Played Out.
|Series Title:||Oklahoma western biographies, v. 17.|
|Responsibility:||by Gary Scharnhorst.|
"The first Harte biography in nearly seventy years to be written entirely from primary sources, this book documents Harte's personal relationships and, in addition, his negotiations with various publishers, agents, and theatrical producers as he exploited popular interest in the American West."--BOOK JACKET.