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The light of common day; realism in American fiction [by] Edwin H. Cady.

Bloomington, Indiana University Press [1971] .
ISBN 0253334306

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Subjects American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction.
Realism in literature.
Realismo en la literatura.
Réalisme dans la littérature.
Roman américain -- 19e siècle.
Description 224 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Includes index.
Summary Explores the origins, nature, and significance of American realism, and discusses specific works by such literary masters as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry James, and Stephen Crane.
Contents "Realism": toward a definition -- Three sensibilities: romancer, realist, naturalist -- The Batrachomyomachia & American fiction -- Native sources -- Huckleberry Finn by common day -- "The wizard hand": Hawthorne, 1864-1900 -- The Howells nobody knows -- Howells and Crane: violence, decorum, and reality -- The Virginian -- Teacher's choice.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)189789
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Cady, Edwin Harrison.
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