Paul Bunyan, the last of the frontier demigods.

by Daniel G. Hoffman

Publisher: Temple University Press in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 213 Downloads: 381
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Pagination213p.
Number of Pages213
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Open LibraryOL20935033M
LC Control Number66014159

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Paul Bunyan: Last of the Frontier Demigods. New York: Columbia University Press, This book traces the tradition of Paul Bunyan and the social, economic and. Mr. Hoffman’s scholarly work included two interpretations of folklore: “Paul Bunyan: Last of the Frontier Demigods,” which began as his master’s thesis at Columbia and is still in print.

Paul Bunyan: Last Of The Frontier Demigods Next to Last Words: Poems A Condition of the Heart: Growing Beyond Church Doctrine. Daniel Hoffman, Paul Bunyan, Last of the Frontier Demigods, Rufus Wilson, top of spar at the Gerber Sawmill, Mineral, California, circa "My grandfather was Paul Bunyan" I know is a big claim to make, but from the stories that I heard about him when I was young sure enough made him sound like Paul Bunyan.

Paul Bunyan, Last of the Frontier Demigods () An Armada of Thirty Whales () The Poetry of Stephen Crane () A Little Geste and Other Poems () Form and Fable in American Fiction () The City of Satisfactions () Barbarous Knowledge: Myth in the Poetry of Yeats, Graves, and Muir () Striking the Stones () Broken Laws Alma mater: Columbia University.

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Frank Shay's Here's Audacity, fromincludes Paul among other heroes such as Paul Bunyan; it qualifies as one of the few attempts to put Paul in the context of what Hoffman calls "frontier demigods." Hoffman, p.adds that The Saginaw Paul Bunyan was the last Bunyan book intended for an adult audience.

From then on, the tales were. to revise and expand Bunyan's exploits and by the early s Bunyan had become a national Rgure, celebrated in mass media and claimed by every logging community in North America (see Daniel G.

Hoffman, Paul Bunyan: Last ofthe Frontier Demigods [Philadelphia: Temple University. In Paul Bunyan: Last of the Frontier Demigods (), he examines the effect of folk materials on literary forms.

The story of the master-logger Paul Bunyan is interesting to Hoffman because for. Paul Bunyan: Last of the Frontier Demigods. By Daniel G. Hoffman (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press for Temple University Publications, I Pp.

xiv +bibliography, indexes. $) During the forty-two years that have elapsed since Paul Bunyan first appeared in print, he has become the most popularly known of American folk. Also of note are Paul Bunyan, Last of the Frontier Demigods () and Form and Fable in American Fiction (). Get exclusive access to content from our First Edition with your subscription.

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Many tall tales deal with the legendary logger Paul Bunyan. As Daniel Hoffman shows in Paul Bunyan: Last of the Frontier Demigods (), this figure quickly passed from a folk hero of lumberjacks celebrated for his sexual prowess to a mass-culture hero found mainly in advertising and children's literature.

Printed texts of Bunyan's exploits. tradition is discussed in my Paul Bunyan, Last of the Frontier Demigods (Philadelphia, ). BOOK REVIEWS of the frontier and suggests the advisability of studying the frontier as a cultural level in space and time rather than limiting it arbitrarily to region or.

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