Andy Adams | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by J. Frank Dobie (essay Date 1926)

This literature criticism consists of approximately 10 pages of analysis & critique of Andy Adams.
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Critical Essay by J. Frank Dobie (essay Date 1926)

SOURCE: "Andy Adams, Cowboy Chronicler," in Southwest Review, Vol. XI, No. 2, January, 1926, pp. 92-101.

[J. Frank Dobie was an American educator and author who often wrote about the American southwest and southwestern literature. In the following essay, Dobie discusses critical neglect of Adams's works during the 1920s and provides an overview of the author's career.]

Five or six years ago I hunted all over San Antonio for some books by Andy Adams, and I found just one. That was one more than the Austin bookstores then had. A year ago the proprietor of the largest book-shop in Houston assured me that Andy Adams was out of print. Bookstores of Oklahoma, Kansas, and Boston have proved as indifferent. Happily, however, the apathy of some of the book dealers in Texas, particularly in Austin and...

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