Andy Adams | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by The Athenaeum (essay Date 1903)

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Critical Essay by The Athenaeum (essay Date 1903)

SOURCE: A review of The Log of a Cowboy in The Athenaeum, No. 3972, December 12, 1903, p. 790.

[In the following review, the critic praises The Log of a Cowboy for its realism.]

[The Log of a Cowboy] bears about it all the marks of being what is called a document—a record of actual experience, rather than a work of imagination. A good deal of work of this sort has recently been published in the form associated with fiction, and is welcomed, one fancies, as a relief from the broad stream of ineffective, mediocre stuff which appears under that name. The Log of a Cowboy tells the story day by day of a trip with cattle, several thousand strong, from Texas, through Arkansas and Wyoming, to the Blackfoot Agency in Montana in the year 1882. The long journey was full of adventure...

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