James Frank Dobie

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James Frank Dobie (September 26, 1888 – September 18, 1964) was an American folklorist, writer, and newspaper columnist best known for many books depicting the richness and traditions of life in rural Texas during the days of the open range. As a public figure, he was known in his lifetime for his outspoken liberal views against Texas state politics, and for his long personal war against what he ... more »

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  • ''The average Ph.D. thesis is nothing but a transference of bones from one graveyard to another.''
    J. Frank Dobie (1888-1964), U.S. author. A Texan in England, ch. 1 (1945).
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