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American realism.

Author: Jane Benardete
Publisher: New York, Putnam [1972]
Edition/Format:   Print 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, interpretation, etc
Criticism and interpretation
Named Person: Walt Whitman; William Dean Howells; Mark Twain; Henry James; Theodore Dreiser; Hamlin Garland; Frank Norris; John Steinbeck; Theodore Dreiser; Hamlin Garland; William Dean Howells; Henry James; Frank Norris; John Steinbeck; Mark Twain; Walt Whitman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Benardete
ISBN: 039910903X 9780399109034
OCLC Number: 491570
Description: 414 pages 22 cm
Contents: I. Walt Whitman: Prophet of the New --
II. William Dean Howells: Spokesman for Realism --
III. Mark Twain: Realistic Humorist --
IV. Henry James: The Varieties of Experience --
V. Hamlin Garland: Theorist of Localism --
VI. Frank Norris: Adapting Naturalism --
VII. Theodore Dreiser: Native American Naturalist --
VIII. 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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