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Owen Wister and the West by Gary Scharnhorst - Book Review
(South Dakota History, 2015-12)
Lonesome Dreamer: The Life of John G. Neihardt by Timothy G. Anderson - Book Review
(South Dakota History, 2018-03)
Owen Wister's paladin of the plains : The Virginian as a cultural hero
(South Dakota State Historical Society, 2008)
In 1902, Owen Wister published The Virginian : A Horseman of the Plains. It is possible the most widely read novel ever written by an American. Smith explores the origins of Wister's cowboy hero and the reasons behind the ...
Cowboy politics: the changing frontier myth and presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson, Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush
(PhD Dissertation in Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Saskatchewan, 2016-04)
This is the first in-depth and comprehensive study of the deployment of the Frontier Myth by US presidents. It explores how and why this quintessential American vision has been adapted and transformed to advance radically ...