To present to the reader the development of New Mexico as portrayed in its widely varied character types, and to show its Empire Builders through the mirror of fiction is the goal in which this thesis has in view.
A secondary purpose will be accomplished if, by means of the excerpts presented, interest in reading the books in their entirety shall lead to a broader knowledge of the growing bibliography of Southwestern fiction.
Level of Degree
First Committee Member (Chair)
Thomas Matthews Pearce
Second Committee Member
Third Committee Member
John W. Diefendorf
New Mexico, Fiction, Mary Austen, Adolf Bandelier, Sarah Warner Brooks, Willa Cather, Alida Sims Malkus, Harvey Fergusson, Stanley Vestal, Robert Reynolds, Dorothy Scarborough, Eugene Manlove Rhodes, Sarah Warner Brooks
Roberts, Bonnidell Sisson. "Character Types of the Southwest as Delineated in New Mexico Fiction and Presented in Such Order as to Show the Development of this State." (1932). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/engl_etds/188