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Fast talk & flush times : the confidence man as a literary convention, William E. Lenz

Label
Fast talk & flush times : the confidence man as a literary convention
Title
Fast talk & flush times
Title remainder
the confidence man as a literary convention
Statement of responsibility
William E. Lenz
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lenz provides a historical overview of the American confidence man, and its role as a literary convention
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Lenz, William E
Dewey number
813/.3/09355
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.T7
LC item number
L46 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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University of Missouri Press
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  • American fiction
  • Tricksters in literature
  • Deception in literature
  • Swindlers and swindling in literature
  • Literatur
  • Hochstapler (Motiv)
  • Geschichte (1800-1900)
  • Betrüger (Motiv)
  • Geschichte (1840-1900)
  • Betrug (Motiv)
  • Roman
  • USA
Label
Fast talk & flush times : the confidence man as a literary convention, William E. Lenz
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 221-232
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The new country -- The early tradition of confidence games -- The emergence of the confidence-man convention -- Four variations of the confidence man -- The war, Mark Twain, and the flush-times confidence man -- From the new country to the twentieth century
Control code
10323840
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
237 pages
Isbn
9780826204509
Lccn
84002200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)709520
Label
Fast talk & flush times : the confidence man as a literary convention, William E. Lenz
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 221-232
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The new country -- The early tradition of confidence games -- The emergence of the confidence-man convention -- Four variations of the confidence man -- The war, Mark Twain, and the flush-times confidence man -- From the new country to the twentieth century
Control code
10323840
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
237 pages
Isbn
9780826204509
Lccn
84002200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)709520

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