Hannibal Hamlin Garland

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Garland, Hannibal Hamlin

 

Born Sept. 14, 1860, in West Salem, Wisconsin; died Mar. 4, 1940, in Los Angeles. American writer. Son of a poor farmer.

Garland’s first and best collection of short stories, Main-Travelled Roads (1891), realistically portrayed the difficult life of the farmers. The theme of the novel A Spoil of Office (1892) was political corruption in the USA; the novel A Member of the Third House (1892) depicted the pressure of the first monopolies on the farmers. Garland set forth a Utopian plan for a return to the patriarchal structure in the novel Jason Edwards (1892). He continued the theme of farmers in the novels A Son of the Middle Border (1917) and A Daughter of the Middle Border (1921).

WORKS

Other Main-Travelled Roads. New York-London [1910].
Trail-Makers of the Middle Border. New York, 1926. In Russian translation in the collection Amerikanskaia novella XIX veka, vol. 1. Moscow, 1958.

REFERENCES

Parrington, V. L. Osnovnye techeniia amerikanskoi mysli, vol. 3. Moscow, 1963. (Translated from English.)
Holloway, J. Hamlin Garland: A Biography. Austin, 1960.

B. A. GILENSON

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A DAUGHTER OF THE MIDDLE BORDER | HAMLIN GARLAND (1922)
Although Frank Norris, Theodore Dreiser, and Edith Wharton are considered naturalists, Hamlin Garland typically a regionalist, and Willa Cather a modernist, Pizer's useful, if terse, study brings them together for their shared participation in antisemitic culture, despite their erstwhile commitments to progressive reform and enlightened values in other social areas.
celebrated America's forgotten isolationist activists, from Hamlin Garland to Alice Roosevelt, plus other assorted individualists, including Edward Abbey, Gore Vidal, Sinclair Lewis, and this writer, included because he considered me, not altogether inaccurately, the last lonely true-believing Jeffersonian.
In order to tease out this line of reasoning, he examines texts by writers as diverse as Hamlin Garland, Kate Chopin, Willa Cather, Edith Wharton, Ellen Glasgow, Claude McKay, and John Crowe Ransom, among others.
Accordingly, Kauffman gives an exceedingly sketchy account of the origins of the America First Committee, vastly inflating the importance (in this connection) of Hamlin Garland and Amos Pinchot and not even mentioning R.
Hamlin Garland, "Among the Corn Rows" and "The Creamery Man" in Main-Travelled Roads (New York, 1899), pp.
Every section of this country has been celebrated in literature: from the time of the Transcendental movement in New England; the Midwest with Hamlin Garland, Sherwood Anderson, Hemingway, Sinclair Lewis, and that group.
Lutz focuses his analysis on specific figures in the varied intellectual landscapes of turn-of-the-century America including Theodore Roosevelt, Theodore Dreiser, William James, Hamlin Garland, Edgar Saltus, Frank Norris, William Dean Howells, Mary E.
Hamlin Garland, an "old quack," tried to "stab [Theodore] Dreiser in the back" and William Dean Howells was a "notorious coward" who failed to support Dreiser and The "Genius" when it was banned.