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).


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.


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


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Then a string of reviews on works concerned with the press and journalism in Britain, a publishing history of Dickens' last complete novel, a stray, late American piece on Hamlin Garland that is as much a tribute to long-time scholar Donald Pizer as it is about Hamlin Garland, and concluding with two unusual pieces, on the interplay between poetry and music in Europe, and on Victorian gardening as a cultural industry--two fascinating topics that give us a more rounded picture of Victorian culture.
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