The recipient of a Charlotte W. Newcombe Fellowship, Joel Daehnke teaches American literature and literary theory at the University of Northern Colorado. He lives in Boulder with his family.
In the Work of Their Hands Is Their Prayer
Cultural Narrative and Redemption on the American Frontiers, 1830-1930
By Joel Daehnke
Westward expansion on the North American continent by European settlers generated a flurry of writings on the frontier experience over the course of a hundred years.