VIRGINIAN (Cardinal edition)

by Owen Wister

Publisher: Pocket

Written in English
Cover of: VIRGINIAN (Cardinal edition) | Owen Wister
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Subjects:

  • Fiction,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Western stories,
  • Wyoming
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11074701M
ISBN 100671680064
ISBN 109780671680060
OCLC/WorldCa2726311

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The Virginian by Owen Wister - Still as exciting and meaningful as when it was written in , Book Cover Image (jpg): The Virginian. Enriched Classic Mass Market Paperback The Virginian. Part of Enriched Classics. By Owen Edition: Enriched Classic. About The Virginian. The epic novel of the American West and the heroic cowboy Owen Wister’s powerful story of the tall, silent stranger who rides into the uncivilized West and defeats the forces of evil has become an enduring part of American mythology. The Virginian, 1st Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN , with 5/59 date). Wyoming in the 's was a vast territory of men, guns and cattle. With cattle came rustling and with rustling came the need for law and justice. For some, law came out of a blazing gun and justice meant swinging at the end of a rope in the cold dawn. Presented as the archetypal, ideal hero of the "western" genre (which was novelized for the very first time in this same book), the Virginian, a foreman at Shiloh Ranch, carries a strong sense of justice. This wins him the heart of independent young schoolteacher Molly Stark, and finds his sworn enemy Trampas at the end of a gun.

  JAMES DRURY, the one true "Virginian" by whom all others are measured, is the star of the first minute color western TV series, "The Virginian", which aired from "The Virginian" is the third longest running western series in the history of television. The television series was adapted from the Owen Wister western novel, "The Virginian, A .

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It's was a excellent change of pace, for me personally. While it is a growing love story VIRGINIAN book the "Virginian" and the school teacher Molly Stark Wood, of Bennington, Vermont, there is also the day to day life of the cow-boys, working the cattle ranches and their interaction between VIRGINIAN book and others who they come into contact with/5(17).

This novel, The Virginian, the first real western book published, inbegan the genre, as a popular art form in America, the wild cowboy and the schoolmarm, cattle rustling, the lynchings, Indian attacks, an explosive card game, the deadly shoot out between the good guy, and the villain in the streets of a little, isolated, dusty town in the lawless, mostly empty, Wyoming /5.

I loved this book. It hit the right notes at the right time for me, a perfect blend of nostalgia, humor, love and laughter. It felt like Louis L'Amour but better than a lot of his stuff. Likes: Well, the Virginian is the coolest character ever:) And I love the narrator, and feisty Molly, and Shorty and Steve and all the rest/5().

On SeptemThe Virginian made its primetime broadcast premiere. The novel by Owen Wister had already seen four movie adaptations when Frank Price mentioned the story's series potential to NBC.

Filmed in color, The Virginian became television's first minute Brand: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers. The Virginian, in full The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains, Western novel by Owen Wister, published in Its great popularity contributed to the enshrinement of the American cowboy as an icon of American popular culture and a folk ideal.

A chivalrous and courageous but mysterious cowboy known only as “the Virginian” works as foreman of a cattle ranch in the Wyoming. John Bright-Holmes salutes The Virginian by Owen Wister, the book which fuelled the fantasy of America's wild frontier John Bright-Holmes Fri 23 Aug EDT First published on Fri 23 Aug.

Owen Wister's novel The Virginian, recognized as the first authentic Western novel, portrays the protagonist who is known as the Virginian as a genuine, honest man who believes in.

Jack P. Rawlins wrote that "The Virginians is a bad book — dissatisfying in the reading, acknowledged as dull and dried-up by Thackeray." Publication history. The Virginians was issued by Thackeray's publishers, Bradbury and Evans, in 24 monthly parts, the first one appearing on November 1, It was illustrated by the author : William Makepeace Thackeray.

Created by Charles Marquis Warren. With Doug McClure, James Drury, Lee J. VIRGINIAN book Cobb, Sara Lane. Personable Western series based in Wyoming from the s onward/10(K). The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Western stories Subject: Cowboys -- Fiction Subject: Cattle stealing -- Fiction Subject: Vigilantes -- Fiction Subject: Wyoming -- Fiction Category: Text: EBook-No.

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She said that a professor of American literature, when asked what one book, written by a North American author, would he recommend reading above all others, said, "The Virginian." I was amazed.

I would have bet on Mark Twain or Poe or Faulkner. The Virginian, by Owen Wister, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.5/5(5).

Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. User Review - Flag as inappropriate. I first read Owen Wister's "The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains" when I was in junior high school. I liked it, but felt it was a somewhat idealized version of the period and the lead character., Some years later, though, after I had spent 5/5(4).

The Virginian was written by Owen Wister and illustrated by Don Irwin. The book was published by Classic Publishing, Corporation in and is a First Edition as such. It's not an ex-library copy, does not have a dust jacket (none of the books.

A History of Television's the Virginian, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. On SeptemThe Virginian ma /5(18). The Virginian, by Owen Wister, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.

Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics. New introductions commissioned from /5(). Nancy Jaslar If ever Mr. Drury were to hear about some of the comments, I think it would be of the "roundup" a week or so ago and all the funny comments and those of us "seniors" who would go, walkers, canes, and all.

That was funny. Find Support or Report Comment. Gloria Christine DeRueda. January 19 at PM. The Virginian. A Horseman of the Plains. Owen Wister. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

You can also read the full text online using our ereader. The Virginian, Richmond. 85 likes 5 talking about this. Richmond Virginia Independent Senior LivingFollowers:   The Virginian. The Virginian has a humorous and playful side but in the blink of an eye he can be serious and businesslike. Justice, prudence, temperance, and fortitude are some examples of natural virtues displayed in the Virginian.

Aside from his slightly wild and childish nature, the Virginian is a real man and a true gentleman. The characters in The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains can generally be classified as either Eastern or Western, with a tendency on Wister's part to.

The book’s illustrator is Leyla Caralivanos, who was a student in many of Karen Bosch’s education courses at Virginia Wesleyan in the late s. Latest Books & Literature Bestsellers: Grisham Author: Cindy Butler Focke. The Virginian Owen WISTER ( - ) Ostensibly a love story, the novel really revolves around a highly mythologized version of the Johnson County War in 's Wyoming.

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I can help you with your original question - the book summary. school teacher Miss Molly Wood is cleverly woven into the main plot.

John Bright-Holmes salutes The Virginian by Owen Wister, the book which fuelled the fantasy / The Virginian. By: Owen Wister () As it now stands, the title will scarce lead to such interpretation; yet none the less is this book historical quite as much so as any colonial romance. Indeed, when you look at the root of the matter, it is a colonial romance.

For Wyoming between and was a colony as wild as was Virginia 5/5(1). Directed by Tom Forman. With Kenneth Harlan, Florence Vidor, Russell Simpson, Pat O'Malley.

Molly Wood arrives in a small western town to be the new schoolmarm. The Virginian, foreman on a local ranch, takes a shine to her, and vows that he will make her love him.

The Virginian's best friend, Steve, falls in with bad guys led by Trampas. The Virginian catches /10(3). Book Now; Menu. RV Park. Jackson Hole's most convenient RV Park. Located on the same property as The Virginian Lodge, you will be close to all the things you want to do and see.

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