Frank James and His Brother Jesse: The Daring Border Bandits

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Publication: 1915

Western fiction got its starts in the penny dreadfuls and dime novels of the Civil War era. The Hopalong Cassidy stories were first published in 1904 and Zane Grey's Riders of the Purple Sage was released in 1912. The genre peaked in 1960. Frank James and His Brother Jesse tells the story of Jesse's murder in a sympathetic tone and follows brother Frank's efforts at revenge and eventual surrender and religious conversion.

Title

Frank James and His Brother Jesse: The Daring Border Bandits

Date

Publication: 1915

Description

Western fiction got its starts in the penny dreadfuls and dime novels of the Civil War era. The Hopalong Cassidy stories were first published in 1904 and Zane Grey's Riders of the Purple Sage was released in 1912. The genre peaked in 1960. Frank James and His Brother Jesse tells the story of Jesse's murder in a sympathetic tone and follows brother Frank's efforts at revenge and eventual surrender and religious conversion.

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Book

Source

Sevier Collection, F594 .J24 F73 1915

Files

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Collection

Citation

“Frank James and His Brother Jesse: The Daring Border Bandits,” Gallery, accessed December 11, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/756.