Bret Harte

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United States writer noted for his stories about life during the California gold rush (1836-1902)


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Bret Harte arrived in Crefeld on July 18, 1878, and began his briefing.
Taking a pencil, Bret Harte then did something Twain regarded as "nothing less than inspiration itself." With two hastily drawn parallel lines, Harte drew railroad tracks beneath the grizzly's feet.
Cody, Wild Bill Hickock, Wyatt Earp, and Bret Harte. The trade volume between Turkey and Sweden increased 20 percent and reached three billion USD in the last five years.
"Bret Harte, Urban Spectatorship, and the Bohemian West" examines the ways in which two opposing self-concepts among San Franciscans (bourgeois respectability and countercultural bohemianism) competed in a city that grew rapidly from a former Spanish mission to Gold Rush boomtown in mid-century.
The section on the history of San Francisco also contains an enlightening discussion of the city's literary heritage, populated with such luminaries as Bret Harte, Mark Twain, and Jack London, among others.
The twentieth volume in Eureka Production's truly outstanding series of graphic novel adaptations of classic works of literature, "Western Classics" features stories set in the American West and written by some of the most talented authors of the genre including Zane Grey, Bret Harte, Robert E.
He sought out and published articles by such well-known, established writers as Stephen Crane, Bret Harte, O.
I had always known Bret Harte (1836-1902) as the first American writer of the American West to gain both a national and an international reputation.
Baker's New Brooms Sweep Clean (1871): "blue blouse, loose yellow pants fastened at the ankles, white stockings, heavy brogans, flesh colored skull-cup [and] a long black cue [queue]," (14) and in Bret Harte's Two Men of Sandy Bar (1876): "Hop Sing.--Dress Chinese coolie; dark-blue blouse, and darkblue drawers gathered at ankles; straw conical hat, and wooden sabot." (15) Grimm's play literally dresses the Chinese in dreary, loose-fitting workmen's clothing suggesting their downgraded, feminized social status.
In the two introductory chapters, he discusses other works, including novels by Bayard Taylor and short stories by Bret Harte, whose biography Nissen has written (Bret Harte: Prince and Pauper, 2000).
Rider Haggard, Rudyard Kipling, Bret Harte, and Ouida to a demographic in which women and younger readers figured prominently.
For instance, he writes of Twain's relationship with Bret Harte, a Jewish journalist and long-time associate of Twain's, "Mark Twain never had referred to Harte as a Jew.
Ballantyne and the rollicking poems of Burns, Bret Harte and Edgar Allen Poe, Service quit the bank to go adventuring.
On those nights he gave people something that Bret Harte never even knew about; he looked out at the young men and women sitting in front of him--who often avoided his gaze when he talked to them.