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Zury, the meanest man in Spring County

Zury, the meanest man in Spring County

a novel of western life.

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 12008.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationvi, 538 p.
Number of Pages538
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17148569M

One of her children born in Geneva was Joseph who followed in his mother's literary footsteps. He wrote Zury, The Meanest Man in Spring County and is credited with encouraging Hamlin Garland to become a novelist. When Joseph was in the Union Army his mother . , Joseph Kirkland, Zury: the meanest man in Spring County: a novel of western life, University of Illinois Press, page All day long his axe rang through the frosty air as he felled saplings for the fence and stripped them from fuel for the “ niggering ” fires.

Joseph Kirkland, whose Zury: Meanest Man in Spring County () was Illinois's best-known work of local color, encouraged Garland with all the hyperbolic rhetoric of friendship: "You are the first actual farmer in literature. Tolstoy is a make-believe. Zury: the meanest man in spring county Pioneer life in the west.

South Dakota Women Writers and the Blooming of the Pioneer Heroine, RUTH ANN ALEXANDER Between and , more than a dozen women wrote novels or stories that featured young women who were growing up, having adventures, and making lives in South Dakota.' Al-though the writers ranged widely in age, background, and geo-. the public by so -rood a piece of work as " Zury, the Meanest Man in Spring County.'' Mr. Kirk'aud Las Riven us a real American novel; a story redo? lent of tlie soil, faithful to moat interesting aud im? portant National types, and full of the most oareful observation and tho -?hrewdost characterization.


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The McVeys (), depicting village life, and The Captain of Company K (), about the American Civil. zury the meanest man in spring county a novel of western life - - contents - chapter page i. earlyd ays i n springco unty 1 ii. trifling do ng o s f low-dow f n o lks.

21 iv. more work m, ore, pigs b, u t no ione fo t r a college 54 v. how the meanest man got so mun, and how mean he got 74 vi.4/5(2). Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This banner text can have markup Zury: the meanest man in Spring County; a novel of western life Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Pages: Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kirkland, Joseph, Zury: the meanest man in Spring County. Boston, Houghton, Mifflin, [©]. Get this from a library. Zury: the meanest man in Spring County: a novel of western life. [Joseph Kirkland; John T Flanagan] -- Presents the story of Zury Prouder, a farmer in Illinois.

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You submitted the following rating and review. We'll publish them on our site once we've reviewed them. He began writing late in life and was 57 when Zury: The Meanest Man in Spring County was published in The first book of the trilogy, it was praised for its portrait of the farmer Zury Prouder.

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Joseph Kirkland (January 7, - Ap ) was an American novelist. Born in Geneva, New York, to educator William Kirkland and author Caroline Kirkland, he was a businessman in Chicago, then served in the Union Army during the Civil War, reaching the rank of resigned his Union Army commission and moved to Tilton, Illinois, where he married Theodosia B.

Wilkinson in Joseph Kirkland. Zury: The Meanest Man in Spring County. Birthplace: Geneva, NY Location of death: Chicago, IL Cause of death: unspecified. Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual. Military service: Union Army (US Civil War) Author of a trilogy of pioneer novels.

Father: William Kirkland Mother: Caroline Mathilda Stansbury Kirkland (author, b. Jan Born: A NOTE ON THE TEXT OF JOSEPH KIRKLAND'S ZURY KENNETH J. LABUDDE Minneapolis, Minnesota JN THEIR infrequent references to his first novel, Zury: The 1 Meanest Man in Spring County, scholars classify Joseph Kirk-land as a pioneer American realist.

This emphasis on the historical importance of this book has led them to ignore the possibility that. Zury: The Meanest Man in Spring County () was the first book of his trilogy.

Kirkland, Joseph Not necessarily, since it also turns out that the meanest Mongol ever to scourge the steppes was a Yank named Cranston.The Reader’s Digest of Books: The Library of the World’s Best Literature: Helen Rex Keller: With more than 2, synopses of works by some 1, authors—sorted by title, author and date—this unique reference work is the ultimate great book finder through the early twentieth century.Town () and Zury: The Meanest Man in Spring County (), Harold Frederic's first novel, Seth's Brother's Wife (), marks a departure in American fiction from the picturesque description of farm life and a turning toward a more serious, often naturalistic treatment of rural subjects.

Like Howe and Kirkland, Frederic seems to begin.