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Title American realism : new essays / edited by Eric J. Sundquist.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [1982]


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  813.9 SU72    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  813.009    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  813.009 A512A    Check Shelf
Description ix, 298 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction: The country of the blue / Eric J. Sundquist -- Hawthorne among the realists: the case of Howells / Richard H. Brodhead -- A hazard of new fortunes: the romance of self-realization / Eric Cheyfitz -- A "raft of trouble": word and deed in Huckleberry Finn / Laurence B. Holland -- Pudd'nhead Wilson and the fiction of law and custom / Evan Carton -- The Princess Casamassima: realism and the fantasy of surveillance / Mark Seltzer -- Henry James and the art of possession / Fred G. See -- Experiments in another country: Stephen Crane's city sketches / Alan Trachtenberg -- Fear, rage, and the mistrials of representation in The red badge of courage / Donald Pease -- The dissolving vision: realism in Jewett, Freeman, and Gilman / Julia Bader -- Presence and power in McTeague / William E. Cain -- "To find the value of X": The pit as a renunciation of romance / Howard Horwitz -- Another Sleeping Beauty: narcissism in The house of mirth / Joan Lidoff -- Acting, reading, fortune's wheel: Sister Carrie and the life history of objects / Philip Fisher -- Dreiser's Financier: the man of business as a man of letters / Walter Benn Michaels.
Subject American fiction -- History and criticism.
Realism in literature.
Added Author Sundquist, Eric J.
ISBN 0801827965
0801827957 paperback
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