Hamlin Garland, Prairie Radical: Writings from the 1890s

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"I am a reformer--a radical--a promoter of Democracy. . . . --Hamlin Garland to Horace Traubel, 13 January 1892 As a self-proclaimed native "son of the middle border" states of Wisconsin, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota, Hamlin Garland wrote short stories, novels, and essays about the harsh realities of farm life. At a time when rural romanticism was in literary vogue, he described conditions for midwestern farmers as they really were and promoted a wide variety of reforms to improve their lives, including ...

Hamlin Garland, Prairie Radical: Writings from the 1890s 2010, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252035098

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