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Author Abeln, Paul, 1971-

Title William Dean Howells and the ends of realism / Paul Abeln
Published New York : Routledge, 2005


Description 1 online resource (vii, 165 pages)
Series Studies in major literary authors ; v. 36
Studies in major literary authors ; v. 36.
Contents Chapter Introduction -- chapter Prologue -- chapter 1 "The Error He Championed": The Minister's Charge and Howells after The Rise of Silas Lapham -- chapter 2 A Hazard of New Fortunes and the "Aesthetic Immaturity of the American Reader" -- chapter 3 "Disintegrating under the Reader's Eye": The Aging Howells and His Public, 1890-1920 -- chapter 4 The Leatherwood God and My Mark Twain: The Importance of Samuel Clemens in Howells's Literary Imagination after 1910 -- chapter 5 The Vacation of the Kelwyns, "The Critical Bookstore," and Henry James's "Right of Leaning Back."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-161) and index
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Subject Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 -- Criticism and interpretation
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920.
Realism in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
Realism in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203499492