Frank Norris (1870-1902)

Frank Norris
    Photo reproduced from A Novelist in the Making, ed. James D. Hart (Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard U P, 1970).

Research Resources

The Charles G. Norris Page

Pictures and Films

  • Portrait of Jeannette Norris Black, Norris's widow.
  • This 1878  picture of a gilded tooth at the corner of Kearney and Market streets in San Francisco may be a source for the gilded tooth in McTeague.
  • Erich von Stroheim's Greed
    If you are interested in joining the Frank Norris Society (membership is free), please go to the site and read the letter from Eric Carl Link.
Short Stories and Essays
 (Most are page images at the Making of America Project)
  • The Apprenticeship Writings of Frank Norris, ed. Joseph R. McElrath and Douglas K. Burgess (1996) at Google Books
  • The Responsibilities of the Novelist and Other Essays (1903) at Google Books
  • "Crepusculum."Overland Monthly, vol. 19, iss. 112.
  • "Lauth."Overland Monthly, vol. 21, iss. 129. (September 1893)
  • "Outward and Visible Signs: I. She and the Other Fellow." Overland Monthly,vol. 23, iss. 135.
  • "Outward and Visible Signs: II. The Most Noble Conquest of Man". Overland Monthly, vol. 23, iss. 137. (May 1894)
  • "Outward and Visible Signs. III. Outside the Zenana." Overland Monthly,vol. 24, iss. 139.
  • "Outward and Visible Signs. IV. After Strange Gods." Overland Monthly,vol. 24, iss. 142.
  • "Outward and Visible Signs: V. Thoroughbred." Overland Monthly, vol. 25, iss.146.
  • "Travis Hallett's Half-Back." Overland Monthly, vol. 23, iss. 133.
  • "The Santa Cruz Venetian Carnival" from The Wave, 27 June 1896
  • "Comida: An Experience in Famine." Atlantic Monthly 83 (1899) HTML version  Palm .pdb version
  • "The Passing of Cockeye Blacklock." Century Magazine (July 1902)  HTML version Palm.pdb version
  • "The Ship That Saw a Ghost." Overland Monthly (December 1902) 
  • "A Lost Story." Century Magazine (July 1903)