John Neihardt Summary

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Biographies (3)

1,375 words, approx. 5 pages
John G. Neihardt is most widely known for his book about a Sioux holy man, Black Elk Speaks (1932), but he considered himself a poet and designated as his masterwork the five-part epic, A Cycle of the... Read more
4,153 words, approx. 14 pages
John Neihardt's reputation rests on five historical epics begun in 1912, completed in 1941, and collected in the 656-page volume, A Cycle of the West (1949). The heroes are the white trappers who open... Read more
6,249 words, approx. 21 pages
Throughout his seventy-five-year career as a writer, John G. Neihardt's aspiration was to be the epic poet of the American West; he is remembered chiefly, however, for his work as an editor. His ambit... Read more
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