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Short Works of Horatio Alger

by Horatio Alger, Jr.

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry texts & anthologies,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Poetry / General,
  • Poetry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11977549M
    ISBN 101434640132
    ISBN 109781434640130

    About this Item: Independently Published, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Horatio Alger Jr. Janu - J ) was an American writer, best known for his many young adult novels about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of middle-class security and comfort through hard work, determination, courage. Complete summary of Horatio Alger's Horatio Alger, Jr.. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Horatio Alger, Jr.

    Horatio Alger, better known for his juvenile fiction, also penned some great poetry. His Ballads, including the 8 war poems and his odes, ar Children's Short Works, Vol. Ragged Dick () Horatio Alger The New York City of the midth century was an awful place for many of its inhabitants. Areas such as Five Points (setting for the movie Gangs of New York) were dangerous and filthy, filled with abandoned or neglected slept outside at night, and most wore assemblages of badly-fitting 'ragged' clothes.

    Author Horatio Alger, Online Books | Full Online Book - Free online books,Read free books online - Stories, Long Stories, Funny Stories, Poems, Essays, Fictions - Novels, Nonfictions, Plays. The book became the first volume of six that make up Alger’s Ragged Dick series, his most successful work. The story follows the path of a poor bootblack as he works his way into the middle class in New York City during the nineteenth century. The basic plot which deals with class assimilation became a recurring theme in Alger’s books.


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Short Works of Horatio Alger by Horatio Alger, Jr. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rows  Horatio Alger Jr. published about poems and odes, most written by In –54, he published short stories with Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion and The Flag of Our Gleason publications printed about stories before he began writing for Student and Schoolmate.

Alger had many publishers over the decades. Horatio Alger Jr.( – ), wrote over poems, short stories, and novels during his lifetime, including four adult novels and one adult novella. He gained notoriety when his friendship with ‘William Taylor Adams’, a boys’ author, changed Horatio’s interest to writing for the juvenile market.

Horatio Alger, also called Horatio Alger, Jr., (born Jan. 13,Chelsea, Mass., U.S.—died JNatick, Mass.), one of the most popular American authors in the last 30 years of the 19th century and perhaps the most socially influential American writer of his generation.

Alger was the son of a Unitarian minister, Horatio Alger, Sr., who tutored him in reading from the age of six. This book is a complete bibliography, not just a guide to first editions; it lists Alger's short stories, articles, poems, serializations, and other works as well.

Horatio Alger: Or, The American Hero Era. A list of Alger first editions published afterwith cover images and points. Publisher Index A complete list of known publishers, with known titles published by each one.

Horatio Alger, Jr. (Janu – J ) was an American writer. He wrote magazine stories and poems, a few novels for adults, and plus boys' books. His boys' books were hugely popular. Alger was born in Massachusetts, and attended Short Works of Horatio Alger book College. He became a Unitarian minister, but his career as a clergyman was brief.

It ended when his congregation charged him with child Born: JanuChelsea, Massachusetts, United. Horatio Alger, Jr. Resources Horatio Alger, Jr Horatio Alger, Jr.

ASCII Texts Gutenberg Project E Texts Carnegie Mellon Books On Line First Published Alger Essay "Chivalry Serialized Version of Ragged Dick published in Student and Schoolmate "The Good Boy" Mark Twain parody of Alger "The Bad Boy" Mark Twain parody of Alger.

Horatio Alger, Jr. () was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, best known for his "rags-to-riches" stories, in which a young boy is rewarded for hard work, escapes from poverty through an act of bravery or kindness and is rewarded by some wealthy or powerful patron.

Books shelved as horatio-alger: Adrift in New York by Horatio Alger Jr., Do and Dare: A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune by Horatio Alger Jr., Risen from th. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Horatio Alger (Alger, Horatio, ) Books from the extended shelves: Alger, Horatio, Abraham Lincoln, the backwoods boy; or, How a young rail-splitter became president.

(New York, J. Anderson & H. Allen, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Alger, Horatio, Abraham Lincoln, the backwoods boy: or, How a young rail-splitter. Horatio Alger, Jr. (Janu – J ) was a prolific 19th-century American author, best known for his many juvenile novels about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of middle-class security and comfort through hard work, determination, courage, and honesty.

His writings were characterized by the "rags-to-riches" narrative, which had a formative. In the summer ofafter James Garfield was assassinated, Alger dropped everything, working night and day for three weeks to write a life of the slain president, the first "quickie" biography in American history.

Naturally, it was a Horatio Alger story: From Canal Boy to President. Horatio then returned to a new series of novels for the young. Horatio Alger Stories. alger was a popular writer. the heroes of his stories (which had titles like ragged dick and and with luck and pluck) rose from rags to riches reinforcing the myth that anyone in america could become wealthy.

the moral of his stories was that success came to those who were not only hard working and virtuous but who were. More editions of Short Works of Horatio Alger (Large Print Edition): Short Works of Horatio Alger (Large Print Edition): ISBN () Hardcover, BiblioLife, The term is linked to the fictional stories of real-life, 19th-century author Horatio Alger Jr., who penned tales about street children who managed to better their circumstances through a Author: Elizabeth Nix.

1 edwin P. Hoyt, Horatio’s Boys: The Life and Works of Horatio Alger, Jr. (Radnor, Penn.: chilton book company, ). [all notes are Dalton’s.] 2Stephen l.

carter, Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby (new York: basic ooks, ), 47– d A lto n • h ora T io aL gerFile Size: 1MB. Horatio Alger Jr. (Alger Jr., Horatio) Founded inhas become a leading book price comparison site: Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from overbooksellers and 60+ websites worldwide.

However, the biographic book did good business in market and also had him commissioned to write Abraham Lincoln’s biography.

He wrote over poems and odes in his lifetime and numerous stories and novels. Horatio Alger, Jr. suffered from bronchitis and asthma in his last days which resulted in his death on J Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good binding. First Edition.

First Edition of Horatio Alger's first book of verse. Published by Loring, who published most of Alger's most popular works, which almost always follow a poor youth achieving middle class security through hard work and honesty.

Horatio Alger's Stories of Success. 31 likes. Horatio Alger shaped the American character in his tales of a young boy who works his way from the streets of the rough city to a respectable young man. Horatio Alger, Jr. was a well-known 19th century American author known for his novels portraying young boys’ struggles and challenges.

Most of his stories were like fairytales in which the poor protagonist achieved respectability and a better lifestyle through hard work, courage and honesty.To fully understand Alger and his works, one must turn to his childhood; there it will be seen that the young Alger lived in circumstances similar to those of his later heroes.

Horatio Alger, Jr. was born on Janua Friday.Horatio‚ Jr. Alger Book List. Horatio‚ Jr. Alger Book Reviews, In this long list, you can find works in different literary forms, not just in English but in many other languages of the world, composed by a diverse and interesting array of authors.

The Short-story The Illustrious Prince A .