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Hoosier caravan; a treasury of Indiana life and lore, selected with comment, by R.E. Banta.


New & enl. ed.. Bloomington, Indiana University Press [1975] .
ISBN 9780253138613, 0253138612, 0253138620, 9780253138620

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Subjects American literature -- Indiana.
American literature.
Indiana -- Literary collections.
Indiana.
Description xx, 620 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1975]
Contents Came the Golden Age. Little Orphant Annie ; Nothing to say / James Whitcomb Riley -- The magnificent Ambersons / Booth Tarkington -- To Theodore Dreiser / Corbin Patrick -- Dawn / Theodore Dreiser.
Culture : Grant to Harrison. Abe Martin's broadcast / Kin Hubbard -- Mallston's youngest / Mary Hartwell Catherwood -- Abe Martin's broadcast / Kin Hubbard -- Reminiscences of Ridgeville and the Mississinewa country / Samuel Ginger -- The fable of successful Tobias and some of his Happy New-Years ; The fable of what Horace stood for in order to land the queen / George Ade -- Pony Wagon Town / Ben Riker.
Domestic economy--in the beginning. Staying alive / David Wagoner -- A home in the woods / Howard Johnson.
Foreign affairs--as viewed through the sycamores. Our hearts were young and gay / Cornelia Otis Skinner and Emily Kimbrough -- Referee again saves Israel from victory ; Oh, Henry really has tales to tell / Bob Collins -- Indiana / George Ade.
Further thoughts on schoolin'. A home in the woods / Howard Johnson -- First grade, Room 1, South Case School ; The mystic presences / Samuel Yellen.
Hoosier genre. Was she a boy? / Maurice Thompson -- The Monon wreck / James Buchanan Elmore -- Hour of victory / Margaret Weymouth Jackson -- We lived in Indiana too / Elmer Davis -- Home country / Ernie Pyle.
Hoosierland in the sinful 'twenties. The ideas of a plain country woman / Juliet V. Strauss -- Abe Martin's town pump / Kin Hubbard -- The red gods call / C.E. Scoggins -- The stardust road / Hoagy Carmichael -- The night given over to revelry / George Ade -- How dear to my heart / Emily Kimbrough.
Indiana outdoors. The song of the cardinal / Gene Stratton Porter -- Lines with a Hoosier accent / Jeannette Covert Nolan -- Dune boy / Edwin Way Teale -- When Katie gathers greens / James Buchanan Elmore.
Law and disorder. The desperate hours / Joseph Arnold Hayes -- Crescent City / William Edward Wilson -- The deaths at Paragon, Indiana / John Woods -- The shooting of John Dillinger outside the Biograph Theater, July 22, 1934 / David Wagoner.
Lincoln was a Hoosier, too. Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1858 / Albert Jeremiah Beveridge -- Lew Wallace, an autobiography / Lew Wallace -- At Lincoln's grave / Maurice Thompson.
Our young folks. Pearl Bryan's fate / James Buchanan Elmore -- Cress Delahanty / Jessamyn West -- Times change / Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Spare the rod. The Hoosier school-master / Edward Eggleston -- The new purchase / Baynard Rush Hall.
Take t' th' timber, boys! Them's Injuns! Recollections of the early settlement of the Wabash Valley / Sandford C. Cox -- A history of Indiana / John Brown Dillon -- Reminiscences of Ridgeville and the Mississinewa country / Samuel Ginger.
The fight for Indiana. Prehistoric antiquities of Indiana / Eli Lilly -- On the We-a Trail / Caroline Virginia Krout -- True Indian stories / Jacob Piatt Dunn.
The gaudy 'fifties. Hoosier pioneer society / Theodore G. Gronert -- Raintree County / Ross Lockridge, Jr. -- History of the Underground Railroad / William Monroe Cockrum.
Those big, dark Indiana woods. The journal of Thomas Dean / Thomas Dean -- Recollections of the early settlement of the Wabash Valley / Sandford C. Cox -- The Indiana home / Logan Esarey -- The Hoosier's nest / John Finley -- The big sky / A.B. Guthrie, Jr.
Those were the troublous times. The old man and Jim / James Whitcomb Riley -- Reminiscences of an Indianian / Julius Augustus Lemcke -- The high tide at Gettysburg / Will Henry Thompson -- The Battle of Finney's Ford / Jessamyn West.
Utopia, Posey County, Indiana. The New Harmony communities / George Browning Lockwood -- Angel in the forest / Marguerite Young.
What makes Hoosier authors tick? Those, those Hoosiers / Heath Bowman -- The Indiana literary tradition at mid-century / Corbin Patrick -- The Hoosiers / Meredith Nicholson -- Indiana names / Virginia Scott Miner.
Genre Literary collections.
Geographic Area Indiana
Network Numbers (OCoLC)922403
(OCoLC)ocm00922403
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Banta, R. E. 1904-
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