Wister, Fanny Kemble, ed.. Owen Wister Out West: His Journals and Letters. Chicago, IL : The University of Chicago Press, 1958.

This collection of journal entries and letters of Owen Wister during his journeys out west is a remarkable first-hand account of his experiences and impressions there. Edited by his daughter, this book is interesting to read with an eye toward comparing his experiences to those fictional events he writes about in The Virginian.

Citation Type: Book

Referenced in:
The Birth of the American Cowboy and the Western Genre

Owen Wister

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