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by John E. Miller

Author: John E. Miller
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas; 1st Printing edition (June 1, 1994)
Pages: 220 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.5
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Laura Ingalls Wilder’s nine novels are acknowledged classics in American children’s literature, and Miller demonstrates . John E. Miller is a professor of history at South Dakota State University and has written other books

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s nine novels are acknowledged classics in American children’s literature, and Miller demonstrates that they are also respectable social history. An excellent juxtaposition for any reader of the ‘Little House’ books. Miller is a professor of history at South Dakota State University and has written other books. Laura's books tell about the realities of living and the attitudes of the late 19th century. There is an historical perspective about family life on the frontier.

History and literature are closely intertwined, Miller As Laura Ingalls Wilder anticipated, her widely loved stories of her prairie childhood have become much more than a nostalgic blend of myth, memories, and autobiography

History and literature are closely intertwined, Miller As Laura Ingalls Wilder anticipated, her widely loved stories of her prairie childhood have become much more than a nostalgic blend of myth, memories, and autobiography. As John Miller reveals, they have much to tell us about the historical realities of day-to-day living and attitudes in the nineteenth century. History and literature are closely intertwined, Miller contends. Here he illustrates how Wilder's novels enhance our understanding of history and how, simultaneously, a historical perspective framed Wilder's fiction.

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where history and literature meet. This book on Laura Ingalls Wilder and her popular series of children's novels springs from the premise that history and literature are closely intertwined and that each has much to contribute to the other. by Miller, John E. 3 Want to read. Published 1994 by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan This book on Laura Ingalls Wilder and her popular series of children's novels springs from the premise that history and literature are closely intertwined and that each has much to contribute to the other. The reader of literature will understand it better and enjoy it more by placing it in historical context. In like manner, the student of history can learn much about past people, places, and actions by viewing them in the light of imaginative literature that dramatizes them and illuminates the contexts in which they occurred.

Miller, John E. Miller. Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little Town: Where History and Literature Meet (1994) excerpt. Schwieder, Dorothy Hubbard

Miller, John E. Deadwood: The Golden Years (1981) excerpt. Schwieder, Dorothy Hubbard. Growing Up with the Town: Family and Community on the Great Plains (University of Iowa Press, 2002); family life in the town of Presho, 1880s-1930s. Stock, Catherine McNicol (1 September 1997). Main Street in Crisis: The Great Depression and the Old Middle Class on the Northern Plains. ISBN 978-0-8078-4689-6.

As Laura Ingalls Wilder realized they would, her widely loved stories of her prairie childhood have become much more . I understand that in my own life, I represented a whole period of American history.

As Laura Ingalls Wilder realized they would, her widely loved stories of her prairie childhood have become much more than a nostalgic blend of myth, memori. As Laura Ingalls Wilder realized they would, her widely loved stories of her prairie childhood have become much more than a nostalgic blend of myth, memories, and autobiography. Historically, John Miller reveals, they have much to tell us about the realities of day-to-day living and attitudes in the nineteenth century.

As Laura Ingalls Wilder anticipated, her widely loved stories of her prairie .

As Laura Ingalls Wilder anticipated, her widely loved stories of her prairie childhood have become much more than a nostalgic blend of myth, memories, an. .This book looks at various historical aspects of the world Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote about, and focuses especially on one of her books, Little Town on the Prairie, and on the town of De Smet, SD. I found it very interesting finding out more about the town that was the focus of Wilder's later books. This book is done as a series of essays, and at times repeats information from one essay to the next.

John E. Miller is a writer and historian who taught American history for three decades at South Dakota State University

John E. Miller is a writer and historian who taught American history for three decades at South Dakota State University. He is the author of several books, including Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little Town: Where History and Literature Meet and Looking for History on Highway 14. He resides in Brookings, South Dakota. Библиографические данные.

Wilder, Laura Ingalls - 1867-1957 - Criticism and Interpretation. Historical Fiction, American - History and Criticism. Lawrence, KS : University Press of Kansas, c1994. Children's Stories, American - History and Criticism. Frontier and Pioneer Life in Literature. Literature and History - South Dakota. City and Town Life in Literature. He is the author of several books, including Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little Town: Where History and Literature Meet and Looking for History on Highway 14.

Drawing links between the experiences of the Ingalls family as described in the Little House series with events of the times, a study indicates its historically accurate portrayal of life on the nineteenth-century agricultural frontier.