Penrod Literary Techniques
Penrod Literary Qualities
Penrod Topics for Discussion
Penrod Ideas for Reports and Papers
Penrod Literary Precedents
Penrod For Further Reference
Anderson, David M. “The Boy’s World of Booth Tarkington.” Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature Newsletter 5 (1975): 35-42. Discussion of the settings of Penrod and Tarkington’s other novels.
Macaigne, Bernard. “From Tom Sawyer to Penrod: The Child in American Popular Literature, 1870-1910.” Revue Française d’Etudes Americaines 8, no. 17 (May, 1983): 319-331. Discussion of how children, especially boys, are represented in U.S. popular fiction of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.
Sanders, Scott. Introduction to Penrod, by Booth Tarkington. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1985. Sheds light...
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