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Carpenter, Frederic I. "Conrad Richter's Pioneers: Reality and Myth." College English 12 (November 1950): 77-83.

After presenting a brief biography and summarizing Richter's early literary career, Carpenter provides an indepth review of the Ohio Trilogy. The article praises Richter as a simple realist who pays special attention to artistry and authentic language.

Edwards, Clifford D. Conrad Richter's Ohio Trilogy: Its Ideas, Themes, and Relationship to Literary Tradition. The Hague: Mouton, 1970. Edwards presents Richter as a serious thinker whose rejection of his father's faith and church gave direction to his philosophical theories. The book examines Richter's fiction, especially the Ohio Trilogy, from the perspective of these theories.

Flanagan, John T. "Folklore in the Novels of Conrad Richter." Midwest Folklore 2 (Spring 1952): 5-14. Discusses Richter's indebtedness to folklore and the frontier life in the Ohio Trilogy.

Gaston, Edwin W., Jr. Conrad Richter.

New York: Twayne, 1965. A thorough study of the...

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