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Bella Starr, the bandit queen, or, The female Jesse James

Bella Starr, the bandit queen, or, The female Jesse James

A full and authentic history of the dashing female highwayman, with copious extracts from her journal ...

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Published by R.K. Fox in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Starr, Belle, -- 1848-1889.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFemale Jesse James.
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 46, no. 441.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination64 p.
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15428504M
    LC Control Number87388357


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Similar Items. The outlaw Belle Starr is killed when an unknown assailant fatally wounds the famous “Bandit Queen” with two shotgun blasts from behind. As with the lives of other famous outlaws like Billy. It was once as recognizable as that of Jesse James or Billy the Kid, thanks largely to the dime novels that came out after her death.

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This novel still is cited as a. Then, The National Police Gazette published "Bella Starr, the Bandit Queen." a story of her supposed exploits.

A paper flood resulted: embellished books, in the form of bibliography, biographies, many dime novels as well as featured magazine articles and then the ultimate in fiction, Hollywood movies.

The Fictional Belle Starr. Shortly after Belle Starr’s death a book was written by Richard Fox and was published under the title Bella Starr: The Bandit Queen, or the Female Jesse James. It sold for 25 cents and greatly added to her fame as a notorious bandit.

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Although an obscure figure outside Texas throughout most of her life, Belle's story was picked up by the dime novel and National Police Gazette publisher Richard K. Fox, who made her name famous with his novel Bella Starr, the Bandit Queen, or the Female Jesse James, published in (the year of End date: Soon after she died, the Belle Starr legend began taking shape.

The first of many works responsible for promulgating the myth was Bella Starr, the Bandit Queen, or the Female Jesse James: A Full and Authentic History of the Dashing Female Highwayman () by Richard Fox, who also wrote dime-novel westerns. SOURCES Wikipedia: Belle Starr.

A few months after her death, Richard K. Fox, publisher of the National Police Gazette, issued a purported biography, Belle Starr, the Bandit Queen, or The Female Jesse James. Fox’s portrayal of the beautiful Belle of Old Southern heritage who turned to crime to avenge the death of her brother, a dashing Confederate officer, long remained the.

Starr's story interested publisher Richard K. Fox. Her story was printed in dime novels and the National Police Gazette. Fox made her name famous with his novel, Bella Starr, the Bandit Queen, or the Female Jesse James.

This book was published in This novel is. Belle Starr. Legendary American outlaw Belle Starr (–) developed a reputation as a "Bandit Queen" of the Old West.

Though she was an expert rider who could handle a gun, and who was associated with famous outlaws such as Frank and Jesse James, many accounts of her life contain more legend than has been credited with a long list of spectacular crimes, but it appears she did.

Bella Starr, the bandit queen, or the female Jesse James: A full (1st THUS) $ Free shippingSeller Rating: % positive. This book will find a wide readership among western-history and outlaw buffs, folklorists, sociologists, and regional historians.

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Some Western historians continue to cite the book as a source on her life although it is riddled with errors and exaggerations.

Directed by Piero Cristofani, Lina Wertmüller. With Elsa Martinelli, Robert Woods, George Eastman, Francesca Righini. Abused and dominated by men in her youth, Belle Starr now out-rides, out-smokes, out-shoots, and out-gambles them as she makes her way around the Old West, usually wearing male garb.

One man who's her equal is Larry Blackie with whom she has an on-again, off-again relationship. My most prized book is usually the most recently acquired rare one. That now would be Bella Starr, the Bandit Queen or the Female Jesse James, published in It was a cent novel, mostly pure fiction, but it put Belle Starr on the map.

Only three or four copies are known to still exist. Most of her life, Belle was an obscure figure outside Texas. But she received instant notoriety when her story was picked up by the publisher of dime novels and the National Police Gazette, Richard K.

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Although an obscure figure outside Texas throughout most of her life, Belle's story was picked up by the dime novel and National Police Gazette publisher Richard K. Fox, who made her name famous with his novel Bella Starr, the Bandit Queen, or the Female Jesse James, published in This novel still is cited as a historical reference.

Fox did not serialize the biography in the Gazette, his usual procedure, but published it that summer as a twenty-five-cent, wire-stitched paperback: Bella Starr, The Bandit Queen, or The Female Jesse James.

A Full and Authentic History of the Dashing Female Highwayman, with Copious Extracts from Her Journal Handsomely and Profusely Illustrated. Belle Starr was a famous female outlaw. In she married a Cherokee Indian, Sam Starr, who was killed in in a gunfight with a lawman.

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Belle Starr: A Novel of the Old West. New York: Harmony Books. Belle Starr. London, England: Corgi. Richard Kyle Fox. Bella Starr, The Bandit Queen, or the Female Jesse James.

New York: Self-published. 64pp. Stoney Hardcastle. The Legend of Belle Outlaw Queen: The Fantastic True Story of Belle Starr, the Most. In she married a Cherokee Indian, Sam Starr, who was killed in in a gunfight with a lawman. Belle's story became popular when Richard K Fox published a novel Bella Starr, the Bandit Queen, or the Female Jesse James in Belle Starr.

Legendary American outlaw Belle Starr (–) developed a reputation as a "Bandit Queen" of the Old West. The “female Jesse James” the “bandit queen” names associated with one person, Belle Starr. Belle began her life on February 5, as Myra Maybelle Shirley in Carthage, Missouri.

Her father, John Shirley, was a successful farmer and owner/operator of the Carthage Hotel. Belle was an educated woman who attended the Carthage Female Academy. Belle’s family moved to Texas. Inshe became famous after her death after the publication of the dime novel Bella Starr, the Bandit Queen, or the Female Jesse James.

Family Life. In, she married Jim Reed, and had two children. After his death, she married Sam Starr until his death in Associated With. Actress Gene Tierney portrayed her in the film, Belle. This notoriety grew to make Belle the topic of movies, books, television shows, and popular music.

Her story would become wildly famous. Richard K. Fox made her famous with his novel Bella Starr, the Bandit Queen, or the Female Jesse James. This novel was the first of many other popular stories or novels that used Belle’s name. Although an obscure figure throughout most of her life, Belle's story was picked up by the dime novel and National Police Gazette publisher, Richard K.

Fox. Fox made her name famous with his novel Bella Starr, the Bandit Queen, or the Female Jesse James, published in (the year of her murder). The Portal to Texas History has links to nineteenth-century newspaper articles about Belle Starr’s life and death.

Selected Bibliography "A Desperate Woman Killed." New York Times, February 6, Fox, Richard K. Bella Starr, The Bandit Queen, or, the Female Jesse James.

New York: Richard K. Fox, Reprint, Austin: The Steck Company. She was the subject of a popular book Bella Starr, the Bandit Queen, or the Female Jesse James, published in (and still available at today). The book made her out to be a wild outlaw of the American Wild West, robbing banks and shooting guns and so forth.

Though she had several love affairs for the last few years of her life, she never remarried. Two days before her 41st birthday, Belle Starr was shot to death by an anonymous assassin. The year of her death,she became famous due to a dime novel, Bella Starr, the Bandit Queen, or the Female Jesse James, which fictionalized her life.

Belle Starr: biography February 5, – February 3, Inshe escaped conviction on another theft charge, but on Decem Sam Starr was involved in a gunfight with Officer Frank West. Both men were killed, while Belle’s life as an outlaw queen—and what had been the happiest relationship of her life—abruptly [ ].In she and Starr were convicted of horse-stealing and briefly imprisoned.

Starr's reputation as a notorious horse thief and murderess was greatly magnified in Richard K. Fox's popular novel Bella Starr, the Bandit Queen; or, the Female Jesse James (), written after she was shot to death by an unknown assailant.

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