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Dixon, Thomas 1864-1946

Overview
Works: 178 works in 887 publications in 4 languages and 22,077 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Drama  Silent films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Short films  War films  Political fiction  Epic films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PS3507.I93, 813.52
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The clansman; an historical romance of the Ku Klux Klan by Thomas Dixon( Book )

89 editions published between 1904 and 2015 in English and held by 3,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Clansman, his controversial 1905 novel, later the basis of the motion picture The Birth of a Nation, Thomas Dixon describes the social, political, and economic disintegration that plagued the South during Reconstruction, depicting the rise of the Ku Klux Klan and the reactions of two families to racial conflict
The foolish virgin; a romance of today by Thomas Dixon( )

23 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter, 1905 March 6, New York, to Mr. Brook, mentioning Alfred Moore Waddell's comments on Dixon's novel The clansman, 1905 [2 l. holograph signed. 23.4 cm.]
The sins of the father; a romance of the South by Thomas Dixon( )

24 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Today, Thomas Dixon is perhaps best known as the author of the best-selling early twentieth-century trilogy that included the novel The Clansman (1905), which provided the core narrative for D.W. Griffith's groundbreaking and still-controversial film The Birth of a Nation . It was The Sins of the Father, however, that Dixon regarded as the most aesthetically satisfying child of his Ku Klux Klan saga. In this novel he telescopes the trilogy's sprawling historical canvas into one tightly scripted narrative. A best-seller in 1912, the novel's themes of interracial sex and incest outraged many
The leopard's spots: a romance of the white man's burden, 1865-1900 by Thomas Dixon( Book )

75 editions published between 1902 and 2012 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written as a response to Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, this is the author's story of Reconstruction in post-Civil War South in which the Ku Klux Klan is considered heroic and blacks are depicted as savage beasts, a threat to white women and American civilization. The Leopard's Spots is the first novel in Dixon's "Klan trilogy" which became the source for W.D. Griffith's film 1915, Birth of a Nation
The flaming sword by Thomas Dixon( )

7 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in English and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thomas Dixon is perhaps best known as the author of the best-selling early twentieth-century Klan trilogy that included the novel The Clansman (1905), which provided the core narrative for D.W. Griffith's groundbreaking and still controversial film The Birth of a Nation (1915). In his twenty-eighth and last novel, The Flaming Sword (1939), Dixon takes to task his long-standing black critics, especially W.E.B. DuBois, by attacking what he considered to be a vast conspiracy by blacks and Communists to destroy America. A new introduction and detailed notes by John David Smith offer a valuable h
The inside story of the Harding tragedy by H. M Daugherty( Book )

11 editions published between 1932 and 1975 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The traitor : a story of the fall of the invisible empire by Thomas Dixon( Book )

34 editions published between 1907 and 2017 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The southerner; a romance of the real Lincoln by Thomas Dixon( Book )

30 editions published between 1913 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fall of a nation : a sequel to The birth of a nation by Thomas Dixon( Book )

32 editions published between 1915 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel narrates a fictional invasion of the United States by the Imperial Confederation of Europe
The one woman; a story of modern Utopia by Thomas Dixon( Book )

33 editions published between 1903 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comrades : a story of social adventure in California by Thomas Dixon( Book )

18 editions published between 1909 and 2013 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The victim : a romance of the real Jefferson Davis by Thomas Dixon( Book )

25 editions published between 1914 and 2015 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man in gray; a romance of north and South by Thomas Dixon( Book )

23 editions published between 1921 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romance of North and South
The root of evil, a novel by Thomas Dixon( Book )

22 editions published between 1911 and 2009 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

61 editions published between 1915 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hacia 1860 la acaudalada familia Cameron recibe en su residencia del Sur a los hijos del diputado anexionista Stoneman, pero ambas familias se separan poco después al estallar la guerra civil
A man of the people; a drama of Abraham Lincoln by Thomas Dixon( Book )

8 editions published between 1920 and 2008 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life worth living, a personal experience by Thomas Dixon( Book )

11 editions published between 1905 and 2010 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The black hood by Thomas Dixon( Book )

13 editions published between 1924 and 1926 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birth of a nation : D.W. Griffith's American epic( Visual )

5 editions published between 1915 and 2011 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons must join up opposite armies. The consequences of the War in their lives are shown in connection to major historical events, like the development of the Civil War itself, Lincoln's assassination, and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan
The failure of Protestantism in New York and its causes by Thomas Dixon( Book )

6 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The clansman; an historical romance of the Ku Klux Klan
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The foolish virgin; a romance of todayThe sins of the father; a romance of the SouthThe leopard's spots: a romance of the white man's burden, 1865-1900The flaming swordThe traitor : a story of the fall of the invisible empireThe southerner; a romance of the real LincolnThe fall of a nation : a sequel to The birth of a nationThe one woman; a story of modern Utopia
Alternative Names
Dixon, Thomas 1864-1946 Junior

Dixon, Thomas F. 1864-1946

Dixon, Thomas F. 1864-1946 Junior

Dixon, Thomas F. Junior 1864-1946

Dixon, Thomas Junior 1864-1946

Dixson, Thomas 1864-1946

Doxon, Thomas Jr.

Thomas Dixon

Thomas Dixon Amerikaans filmregisseur (1864-1946)

Thomas Dixon, Jr

Thomas Dixon, Jr. American Baptist minister, lawyer, politcian and writer

Thomas Dixon, Jr. US-amerikanischer Rechtsanwalt, Filmregisseur, Romanautor, Politiker, Drehbuchautor und Dramatiker

Thomas Dixon mlajši

Thomas Dixon pisarz i scenarzysta amerykański

Thomas F. Dixon Jr cinéaste américain

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