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Frank R. Stockton

Martin Ignatius Joseph Griffin

Frank R. Stockton

a critical biofraphy

by Martin Ignatius Joseph Griffin

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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington,N. Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stockton, Frank Richard, -- 1834-1902

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 149-173.

    Statementby Martin I. J. Griffin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2928 .G7 1965
    The Physical Object
    Pagination178 p.
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21599858M
    LC Control Number65018606

    Frank R. Stockton is chiefly remembered today for his innovative short stories and children's fairy tales, which established his name as one of America’s greatest storytellers in the last decades of the nineteenth century. For the first time in publishing history, this. The Lady, or the Tiger? Frank R. Stockton In the very olden time there lived a semi-barbaric king, whose ideas, though somewhat polished and sharpened by the progressiveness of distant Latin neighbors, were still large, florid, and untrammeled, as became the half of him which was barbaric. He was a man of exuberant fancy, and, withal, of an.

      Author of Rudder Grange, The Adventures of Captain Horn, Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts, The Late Mrs. Null, The Great War Syndicate, The Great Stone of Sardis, The bee-man of Orn, The Captain's Toll-Gate. Frank Stockton ( - ) was an American writer and humorist, best known for his allegorical fairy tales for all ages. Rather than moralizing, he tended to poke fun at qualities like greed, violence, and abuse of power. The Lady, or the Tiger?, his most famous story (published in ), offers a compelling choice for the reader because.

    Rudyard Kipling, W.W. Jacobs, Carl Stephenson, Frank R. Stockton, Jack London, Richard Connell Published by The Townsend Library () ISBN ISBN By Frank R. Stockton "The Floating Prince and Other Fairy Tales" by Frank R. Stockton, published by Scribner's Sons in , printing, " x " hardcover (green cloth on boards with black lettering and decoration), pages plus Seller Rating: % positive.


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