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Published by Vikas Publishing House Pvt.Ltd ,India .
Written in English


  • 1870-1902,
  • 19th century fiction,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • English,
  • Norris, Frank,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: 19th century,
  • USA,
  • 19th Century American Novel And Short Story,
  • Norris, Frank,

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7776843M
ISBN 100706933362
ISBN 109780706933369

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Benjamin Franklin Norris, Jr. was an American novelist, during the Progressive Era, writing predominantly in the naturalist genre. His notable works include McTeague (), The Octopus: A California Story (), and The Pit (). Although he did not openly support socialism as a political system, his work nevertheless evinces a socialist mentality and influenced socialist/progressive /5. The Pit: A Story of Chicago is a novel by Frank in the wheat speculation trading pits at the Chicago Board of Trade Building, it was the second book in what was to be the trilogy The Epic of the first book, The Octopus, was published in Norris died unexpectedly in October from appendicitis leaving the third book, The Wolf: A Story of Empire, Frank Norris. McTeague is a novel by Frank Norris, first published in It tells the story of a couple's courtship and marriage, and their subsequent descent into poverty, violence and finally murder as the result of jealousy and greed. The book was the basis for the films McTeague (), Erich von Stroheim's Greed (), and Slow Burn ()/5. Nov 20,  · Delphi Complete Works of Frank Norris (Illustrated) (Series Six Book 10) - Kindle edition by Frank Norris. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Delphi Complete Works of Frank Norris (Illustrated) (Series Six Book 10).5/5(1).

The Octopus: A Story of California is a novel written by author Frank Norris. The Octopus is about wheat growers who are in conflict with a railroad company during late 19th century California. The railroad company, controlling the local newspaper, state legislature and the land prove to be a tough force for the local wheat growers to fight against.3/5(12). (5) The Musings of an Old Man concerning J. Frank Norris and David Stokes. Click here to read this article. (6) Click here to read "Some Misrepresentations and Falsehoods About Dr. J. Frank Norris in David Stokes' Book, 'Apparent Danger' - Which Prove That . Nov 15,  · The Octopus (Epic of the Wheat) [Frank Norris] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Based on an actual bloody dispute in between wheat farmers and the Southern Pacific Railroad, this shocking tale of lust for powerCited by: The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Frank Norris (Norris, Frank, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available.. Norris, Frank, Blix (Gutenberg text) Norris, Frank, A Deal in Wheat, and Other Stories of the New and Old West (Gutenberg text) Norris, Frank, A Man's Woman () (Gutenberg text) Norris, Frank, McTeague: A Story of.

About Frank Norris. Frank Norris (–) was an American journalist and novelist. Among his novels are McTeague, The Octopus: A Story of California, and The Pit. His fiction is classified under naturalism and has been compared to the works of Émile Zola, Stephen More about Frank Norris. Frank Norris Collected Letters by Norris, [Benjamin Franklin] Frank (/03//10/2) ; Jesse S. Crisler, Compiler and a great selection of related books, art . Feb 07,  · Frank Norris uses the English language like a fine artist uses paint. This is a brilliant, timeless novel that explores an interesting era of American history. I was leary to read the book due to the fear of getting a 'Sinclair-ian' socialist lecture, but this novel simply tells a human story with the objectivity of a good journalist/5. McTeague by Frank Norris and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at