Frederic Remington Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Allen, Douglas. Frederic Remington and the Spanish-American War. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1971, 178 p.

Biography of Remington that particularly focuses on his attraction to all things military.

Erisman, Fred. Frederic Remington. Idaho: Boise State University, 1975, 44 p.

Brief biography that includes a bibliography of books, stories, and articles by Remington as well as secondary sources on the artist.

Manley, Atwood and Margaret Manley Mangum. Frederic Remington and the North Country. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1988, 272 p.

Explores Remington's life and career within "the familial, geographical, and cultural context of upstate New York."

McCracken, Harold. Frederic Remington: Artist of the Old West. J. B. Lippincott Company, 1947, 157 p.

Biography of Remington as the exceptional artist of the American West.

Samuels, Peggy and Harold. Frederic Remington: A Biography. Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1982, 537 p.

Comprehensive study of Remington's life and influence on North American art.


Buscombe, Edward. "Painting the Legend: Frederic Remington and the Western." Cinema Journal 23, No. 4 (Summer 1984): 12-27.

Probes the relationship between Remington's pictorial art and the Western film genre.

Hassrick, Peter H. Frederic Remington: Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture in the Amon Carter Museum and the Sid W. Richardson Foundation Collections. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1973, 218 p.

Features photographs of Remington's art preceded by an introduction on the artist and his celebration of Western life.

Hine, Robert V. Review of My Dear Wister: The Frederic Remington-Owen Wister Letters. The Journal of American History LIX, No. 4 (March 1973): 1016.

Discusses the Remington-Wister correspondence and the development of the cowboy-hero figure.

Nemerov, Alexander. Frederic Remington & Turn-of-the-Century America. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1995, 244 p.

Offers formal, psychoanalytic, and cultural interpretations of Remington's art.

Review of The Collected Writings of Frederic Remington. The New Yorker 55 (April 9, 1979): 158-59.

Regards Remington's writing as "forthright, accomplished, and tinged with the sentimentalities of his period."

White, G. Edward. The Eastern Establishment and the Western Experience: The West of Frederic Remington, Theodore Roosevelt, and Owen Wister. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1968, 238 p.

Considers the Eastern idea of the American West through the eyes of the artist (Remington), president (Roosevelt), and writer (Wister) who helped shaped it.

The following sources published by Gale contain further information on Remington's life and work: Contemporary Authors, Vol. 108; Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vols. 12, 186, 188; Something about the Author, Vol. 41.