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Gender, fantasy, and realism in American literature / Alfred Habegger.


New York : Columbia University Press, 1982.
ISBN 0231053967

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Subjects American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction.
Amerikaans.
Fantasmes dans la littérature.
Fantasy in literature.
Femmes et littérature -- États-Unis.
Gender identity in literature.
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 -- Critique et interprétation.
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920.
James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Criticism and interpretation.
James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Critique et interprétation.
James, Henry, 1843-1916.
Literatur.
Realism in literature.
Realisme (letterkunde)
Realismus.
Réalisme dans la littérature.
Roman américain -- 19e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Roman.
Romans.
Rôle selon le sexe dans la littérature.
Schriftstellerin.
Seksen.
Sex role in literature.
Trivialroman.
USA.
United States.
Women and literature -- United States.
Women and literature.
Description xiii, 378 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1982.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents part 1. Marriage: A genre and its absorbed audience -- Fantasy in the novel -- Love-interest -- Home sweet home -- Domestic bitterness as presented in popular women's novels -- John William De Forest vs. Elizabeth Stuart Phelps -- Henry James and W.D. Howells as sissies -- The portrait of a lady -- Their wedding journey -- A modern instance -- Realism -- part 2. Male and female humor: Easygoing men and dressy ladies -- Taking down the big one: from frontier boaster to deadpan loser to boy -- Petticoat humor -- Funny women -- Funny tomboys -- Penelope Lapham in The rise of Silas Lapham -- part 3. W.D. Howells and American masculinity: The male risk -- That old gang of mine -- Ambition vs. selflessness -- "The best men" -- pt. 4. The gentleman of Shalott: Henry James and American masculinity: The plot with a secret -- The boy who could not become a man -- "Observing": the view from James's room in the house of fiction -- Who made James the modern American master, and why?
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8195964
(OCoLC)ocm08195964
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Habegger, Alfred.
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