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American realism.

Author: Jane Benardete
Publisher: New York, Putnam [1972]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This anthology traces the growth & development of Realism in America, which for more than half a century after the end of the Civil War was dominated by such realists as W.D. Howells, Mark Twain & Henry James.
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Genre/Form: Criticism and interpretation
Named Person: Walt Whitman; William Dean Howells; Mark Twain; Henry James; Theodore Dreiser; Hamlin Garland; Frank Norris; John Steinbeck
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Benardete
ISBN: 039910903X 9780399109034
OCLC Number: 491570
Description: 414 pages 22 cm
Contents: Walt Whitman: prophet of the new --
William Dean Howells: spokesman for realism --
Mark Twain: realistic humor --
Henry James: the varieties of experience --
Hamlin Garland: theorist of localism --
Frank Norris: adapting naturalism --
Theodore Dreiser: Native American naturalist --
John Steinbeck: reevaluating naturalism.
Responsibility: Selected, edited, and with introductions by Jane Benardete.

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This anthology traces the growth & development of Realism in America, which for more than half a century after the end of the Civil War was dominated by such realists as W.D. Howells, Mark Twain & Henry James.

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