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The novels of Harold Frederic

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPS1708 B7
The Physical Object
Pagination234p.
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26969498M
OCLC/WorldCa977361785

Unusual interest is attached to the posthumous work of that great man whose career ended so prematurely and so tragically. When this, his second novel, was published, he enjoyed a very brief moment of acclaim, while affecting to disdain his efforts. He needed a large income and he worked heroically, writing many thousands of words a day to obtain it. After the first world war the novel was rediscovered, and has never been out of print since. Download preview PDF.

Its author, Harold Frederic, internationally famous as London correspondent for the New York Times, wrote the novel two years before The novels of Harold Frederic book death. Despite its German and Dutch settlements, the region had a New England flavor, being an area into which, by the nineteenth century, New England culture and religion had branched out, and into which considerable Irish settlement came around mid-century. When this, his second novel, was published, he enjoyed a very brief moment of acclaim, while affecting to disdain his efforts. In the forty-odd years of his life he wrote almost as many pages as Balzac, most of it mere newspaper copy, it is true, read and forgotten, but all of it vigorous and with the stamp of a strong man upon it. Brand new Book. He has lived and risked and lost in a dozen countries, been almost within reach of fortune a dozen times, and always missed her until, finally, in London, by promoting a great rubber syndicate he becomes a multi-millionaire.

Pittsburg: J. Slowly, Fleming overcomes his fear, comes of age, learns to be a soldier and acquires an appetite for battle. After his death, she was tried on charges of manslaughter brought by his wife Grace Frederic, and acquitted at trial. Condition: New. First, an explanation of the odd title. So unlike anything else is it that the temptation rises to deny that it is a book at all.


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The novels of Harold Frederic by Austin Briggs Download PDF Ebook

Brand new Book. Introduced tentatively to a world of sophistication, he loses faith in all the old verities of his life, without much to replace them. He fully lived a bohemian life, keeping The novels of Harold Frederic book real wife and a common-law wife simultaneously, fathering broods of children, writing journalism and novels at a great rate, and dying at 42 of overworkpartly because he let The novels of Harold Frederic book second wife talk him into refusing medical help leading to a scandalous court case.

Pittsburg Leader, June 10, Historical Fiction Back cover copy This Faustian tale of the spiritual disintegration of a young minister, written in the s, deals subtly and powerfully with the impact of science on innocence and the collective despair that marked the transition into the modern age.

Afterward he met Kate Lyon, who became his mistress. Frederic wrote several early stories, but it was not until he published Illuminationbetter known by its American title, The Damnation of Theron Warefollowed by Gloria Mundithat his talent as a novelist was fully realized.

It is a book outside of all classification. There were, as we know too well, good reasons why Mr. More manoeuvres and skirmishes follow. There are also faithful black slaves and ferocious Indians. But the laconic realism of his prose, the fierce investigation of the soldier's psyche, and his impressionistic use of colour and detail convinced many readers that Crane was a veteran turned novelist.

So unlike anything else is it that the temptation rises to deny that it is a book at all. The Red Badge of Courage is not a conventional historical novel. Its texture is cinematic; at the same time, breaking the rules, it eschews all reference to time and place. It really makes the reader examine times in their own lives when they thought they were on the right and true path.

The Deserter and Other Stories 1898 Harold Frederic

Author: Myers, Robert M. He needed a large income and he worked heroically, writing many thousands of words a day to obtain it.

The Damnation of Theron Ware

First, an explanation of the odd title. Out Of Stock Overview "The Damnation of Theron Ware" starts out as a quietly damning portrait of small-town piety, but slowly gains momentum until, 'til the ending hits like a sledgehammer.

One is intrigued and then enamored. In his increasingly desperate attempt to escape into a fantasy life, he leaves behind many of his values and ethical standards, in addition to his responsibilities to those he loves.

Frederic should work hastily. The combination of delicate mannerliness and merciless savagery with which Frederic sets about abasing Theron is not easy to describe; but, if one could make the admittedly prodigious effort of imagining an Emma written from the point of view of Mr.

By he The novels of Harold Frederic book editor of the newspaper The Albany Evening Journal in the state The novels of Harold Frederic book. This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.

The greatness had entirely evaporated from him the moment he was put on an island where he had nothing to do. That's not to say I didn't appreciate the ample religious and philosophical digressions. Plot[ edit ] A Mohawk Valley Dutchman finds himself pitted against a brilliant villain, a British officer, who for a time wins the affections of the heroine who has been thrown among "Tories" and British but steadfastly loyal to her native colony, though in the end he loses her to the less-worldly though courageous and honorable Douw Mauverensen, who is historian as well as hero of the tale.

The narrative technique of writing from Theron's perspective, hearing in the first person about his own "Illumination" and personal growth a positive healthy thing it seems to him - which is then re-played at the end of the novel from other peoples perspective, is very powerful and well crafted.

Frederic intended the title to be simply "Illumination", which it was indeed published as in England, but due to some mis-communication at his soon to be bankrupt American publishers - a working draft had the internal working name of "damnation" - it was mistakingly published as "The Damnation of Theron Ware".Sep 27,  · Harold Frederic (born Harold Henry Frederick; August 19, - October 19, ) was an American journalist and tjarrodbonta.comic was born in Utica, New York, to Presbyterian parents.

After his father was killed in a railroad accident when Frederic was 5/5(1). The Lawton Girl by Harold Frederic starting at $ The Lawton Girl has 8 available editions to buy at AlibrisPrice Range: $ - $ Frederic's stature as a author of merit rests on this work, but--like Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird) it's enough.

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Unlike Lee's novel, it addresses America's struggle with religious fanaticism rather than race. What could Harold Frederic have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?Explore books by Pdf Frederic with our selection at tjarrodbonta.com Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK The novels of Harold Frederic book on orders over £Jul 18,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread download pdf Project Gutenberg.

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Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Frederic, Harold, Editor: Widger, David, Title: Index for Works of.This book is the first full-length biographical ebook critical study of the American Realist ebook Harold Frederic ().

As London correspondent for the New York Times and the author of nine novels, Frederic was internationally known at the time of his death; today he is remembered mainly for his novel The Damnation of Theron Ware ().