Andy Adams | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by The Dial (essay Date 1904)

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Critical Essay by The Dial (essay Date 1904)

SOURCE: A review of A Texas Matchmaker, in The Dial, Vol. XXXVII, No. 434, July 16, 1904, pp. 40-3.

[In the following review of A Texas Matchmaker, the critic praises Adams's realistic treatment of life on a Texas cattle range.]

[A Texas Matchmaker] is a 'human document' rather than a work exhibiting literary art, and possesses a certain historical interest in its portrayals of life on a Texas cattlerange thirty years ago, before the days of fences and railways. The ranch-owner, an early settler and veteran of the struggle for Texan independence, is the central figure of the story and gives the book its name through his persistent endeavors to make matches between every maid and bachelor whom he views with favor. Accounts of these love affairs, none of which run smooth, combined with interpolated tales of frontier life...

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