Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Poems and Stories, by Bret Harte; Selected and Edited for Schools and Colleges with an Introducion by Charles Swain Thomas.” as Want to Read:
Poems and Stories, by Bret Harte; Selected and Edited for Schools and Colleges with an Introducion by Charles Swain Thomas.
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Poems and Stories, by Bret Harte; Selected and Edited for Schools and Colleges with an Introducion by Charles Swain Thomas.

liked it 3.0  ·  Rating details ·  1 Rating  ·  1 Review
Michigan Historical Reprint Series

This volume is produced from digital images created through the University of Michigan University LibraryÕs preservation reformatting program.
Paperback
Published September 1st 2006 by University of Michigan Library
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

Be the first to ask a question about Poems and Stories, by Bret Harte; Selected and Edited for Schools and Colleges with an Introducion by Charles Swain Thomas.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-2)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Timons Esaias
This is a schoolbook selection of the works of Bret Harte (Riverside Literature Series #215). It has 17 of his poems and 5 of his stories, along with biographical information. In the RLS catalogs and advertisements this was called _Tennessee's Partner, John Burns of Gettysburg, and other Poems and Stories_, but on the title page of my edition it's just _Poems and Stories by Bret Harte_.

Harte was a friend of Ambrose Bierce, and the first publisher of Mark Twain (who told him, in person, the story
...more
Calvin
added it
Aug 26, 2008
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
26 followers
aka Francis Bret Harte

He was born in Albany, New York, as Francis Brett Hart. He was named after his great-grandfather Francis Brett, and his family name was Hart. When he was young his father changed the spelling of the family name from Hart to Harte. Later, Francis preferred to be known by his middle name, but he spelled it with only one "t", becoming Bret Harte.

He moved to California in 1853, l
...more