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The rise of realism : American literature from 1860 to 1900 / edited by Louis Wann.

Other author/creatorWann, Louis, 1885- editor.
Other author/creatorGossett, Thomas F., 1916-2005, former owner.
Format Book and Print
EditionRev. ed.
Publication InfoNew York : Macmillan, 1949.
Descriptionxv, 874 pages ; 22 cm.
Subject(s)
Series American literature: a period anthology ; [v.3]
American literature: a period anthology ; v. 3. ^A1115014
Contents Walt Whitman -- Civil conflict and reconstruction. Abraham Lincoln ; Jefferson Davis ; Henry Timrod ; Henry W. Grady -- Sidney Lanier -- The persistence of tradition. Bayard Taylor ; Thomas Bailey Aldrich -- Folk literature. The cowboy ; The bad man ; The homesteader ; The lumberjack ; The mountaineer ; The railroad man ; The slums ; The Negro -- Frontier humor. Tall tales ; John Phoenix (George Horatio Derby) ; Artemus Ward (Charles Farrar Browne) ; Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw) ; Petroleum v. Nasby (David Ross Locke) ; Bill Nye (Edgar Wilson Nye) -- The development of local color. Bret Harte ; Joaquin Miller (Cincinnatus Hiner Miller) ; Edward Eggleston ; John Hay ; Irwin Russell ; George Washington Cable ; Lafcadio Hearn ; Joel Chandler Harris ; Sarah Orne Jewett -- The advance of science. John Fiske ; John Muir ; Clarence King -- Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) -- William Dean Howells -- Henry James, Jr. -- Emily Dickinson. The world about us ; Life and love ; Death and eternity ; Letters -- Countercurrent : romance. Bliss Carman ; Richard Hovey -- Utopia and social reform. Henry George ; Edward Bellamy ; William Graham Sumner ; William Jennings Bryan ; Edwin Markham ; William Allen White -- The triumph of realism and naturalism. Edgar Watson Howe ; Hamlin Garland ; Frederick Jackson Turner ; Ambrose Bierce ; Harold Frederic ; Stephen Crane ; Frank Norris.
Local noteAutographed "Dr. Thomas F. Gossett" inside front cover. Marginal markings and annotations throughout. Stuart Wright Book Collection #87A.1. See also related manuscript material in the Stuart Wright Collection, #1169, in Joyner Library Special Collections.
Local noteAutographed "Dr. Thomas F. Gossett" inside front cover. Marginal markings and annotations throughout. Stuart Wright Book Collection #87A.1. See also related manuscript material in the Stuart Wright Collection, #1169, in Joyner Library Special Collections.
Bibliography noteBiographical sketches and bibliographies included in "Notes" (p. 817-868).
Acquisitions source Purchased from Stuart Wright, 2011
Issued in other formOnline version: Wann, Louis, b. 1885. Rise of realism. Rev. ed. New York, Macmillan, 1949
LCCN 49004119

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