Dime Novels Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)

Albert W. Aiken
Richard Talbot of Cinnabar; or, The Brothers of the Red Hand (novel) 1880

Joseph E. Badger Jr.
The Prairie Ranch; or, The Young Cattle Herders (novel) 1899

Ned Buntline [pseudonym of E. Z. C. Judson]
The Black Avenger of the Spanish Main; or, The Fiend of Blood. A Thrilling Story of Buccaneer Times (novel) 1847
Stella Delorme; or, the Comanche's Dream (novel) 1860
Old Nick of the Swamp (novel) 1868
The Terror of the Coast (novel) 1872

Edward S. Ellis
Seth Jones; or the Captives of the Frontier (novel) 1860
The Huge Hunter; or the Steam Man of the Prairies (novel) 1882

Pauline Hopkins
Winona: A Tale of Negro Life in the South and Southwest (novel) 1902

Prentiss Ingraham
Buffalo Bill, from Boyhood to Manhood. Deeds of Daring, Scenes of Thrilling Peril, and Romantic Incidents in the Early Life of W. F. Cody, the Monarch of Bordermen (novel) 1878

Harry Oavendish
The Privateer's Cruise, and the Bride of Pomfret Hall (novel) 1860

Ann S. Stephens
Malaeska; The Indian Wife of the White Hunter (novel) 1860

Metta V. Victor
Maum Guinea and Her Plantation Children (novel) 1860

Edward L. Wheeler
Deadwood Dick, the Prince of the Road; or, The Black Rider of the Black Hills (novel) 1877
Deadwood Dick on Deck; or, Calamity Jane, the Heroine of Whoop-Up. A Story of Dakota (novel) 1878
Solid Sam, the Boy Road-Agent; or, The Branded Brows. A Tale of Wild Wyoming. (novel) 1880