English Language and Literature ETDs

Publication Date

Spring 1-27-1947

Abstract

This study comprises an attempt (1) to show Wallace's relationship to the literary trends of the years during which he lived; (2) to demonstrate his use of native Indian folk material in a work of creative imagination; (3) to survey Lew Wallace's writings for the purpose of relating his minor works to his masterpiece, Ben Hur.

Degree Name

English

Level of Degree

Masters

Department Name

English

First Committee Member (Chair)

T.M. Pearce

Second Committee Member

George Ames

Third Committee Member

Dorothy Woodward

Language

English

Keywords

Lew Wallace, Ben Hur, The Fair God, The Prince of India, Native American Folklore, Native American Literature, American Literature

Document Type

Thesis

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