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ISBN10: 0521438764 ISBN13: 9780521438766 DDC: 810.9/12 LCC: PS374 Edition: (pb)


Includes bibliographical references (p. 278-280) and index. Introduction : The problem of definition / Donald Pizer -- The American background / Louis J. Budd -- The European background / Richard Lehan -- Recent critical approaches / Michael Anesko -- Expanding the canon of American realism / Elizabeth Ammons -- The portrait of a lady and The rise of Silas Lapham : the company they kept / John W. Crowley -- The realism of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Tom Quirk -- The red badge of courage & McTeague : passage to modernity / J.C. Levenson -- What more can Carrie want? Naturalistic ways of consuming women / Blanche H. Gelfant -- The awakening & The house of mirth : plotting experience and experiencing plot / Barbara Hochman -- The call of the wild & The jungle : Jack London's & Upton Sinclair's animal and human jungles / Jacqueline Tavernier-Courbin -- Troubled black humanity in The souls of black folk & The autobiography of an ex-colored man / Kenneth W. Warren.


  • LCC: PS374
  • Dewey Decimal: 810.9/12

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xvi, 287 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition Info: (pb)


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