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The light of common day; realism in American fiction

Author: Edwin Harrison Cady
Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press [1971]
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Explores the origins, nature, and significance of American realism, and discusses specific works by such literary masters as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry James, and Stephen Crane.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cady, Edwin Harrison.
Light of common day.
Bloomington, Indiana University Press [1971]
(OCoLC)568709059
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin Harrison Cady
ISBN: 0253334306 9780253334305
OCLC Number: 189789
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 224 pages 22 cm
Contents: "Realism": toward a definition --
Three sensibilities: romancer, realist, naturalist --
The Batrachomyomachia & American fiction --
Native sources --
Huckleberry Finn by common day --
"The wizard hand": Hawthorne, 1864-1900 --
The Howells nobody knows --
Howells & Crane: violence, decorum, & reality --
The Virginian --
Teacher's choice.
Responsibility: [by] Edwin H. Cady.

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Explores the origins, nature, and significance of American realism, and discusses specific works by such literary masters as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry James, and Stephen Crane.

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