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The minister's charge

Author: William Dean Howells
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Digital Library, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 1886 novel introduces Howells's concept--derived from Tolstoy--of moral complicity, which would play a large part in his fiction from this point on. A poor farmer, Lemuel Barker, comes to Boston with dreams of becoming a poet. Instead, his naïveté leaves him an easy mark, and he is soon destitute. A minister, Sewell, is forced to consider his own complicity in Barker's fate ... and by extension that of all  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Dean Howells
ISBN: 9781411459168 1411459164
OCLC Number: 798347004
Description: 1 online resource
Other Titles: Apprenticeship of Lemuel Barker
Responsibility: Willian Dean Howells.

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This 1886 novel introduces Howells's concept--derived from Tolstoy--of moral complicity, which would play a large part in his fiction from this point on. A poor farmer, Lemuel Barker, comes to Boston with dreams of becoming a poet. Instead, his naïveté leaves him an easy mark, and he is soon destitute. A minister, Sewell, is forced to consider his own complicity in Barker's fate ... and by extension that of all his less-fortunate fellows.

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