Rouge et Noire

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A short story about the banana trade in Central America based on O. Henry's experiences in Honduras in the late 1890s. This is perhaps the first instance of O. Henry's use of the term "banana republic."

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[18], 387-480, [48] p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910 December 1901.

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  • Main Title: Rouge et Noire
  • Added Title: Rouge et Noire: a Little Business Romance of the Banana Trade

Description

A short story about the banana trade in Central America based on O. Henry's experiences in Honduras in the late 1890s. This is perhaps the first instance of O. Henry's use of the term "banana republic."

Physical Description

[18], 387-480, [48] p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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  • Ainslee's Magazine 6.6 (Dec. 1901): 447-56.

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Written under the pseudonym O. Henry, the stories of William Sydney Porter are available as they first appeared in the popular magazines of the day.

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  • December 1901

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  • Jan. 8, 2011, 2:31 p.m.

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  • Sept. 20, 2017, 7 p.m.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910. Rouge et Noire, prose (fiction), December 1901; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139393/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.