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Realism and Regionalism, 1865-1914
  • Trim Size: 6 x 9
  • ISBN-10: 0816078645
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-7864-6
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $50.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 04/01/2010
  • Dewey Number: 810
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 248


Realism and Regionalism: 1865–1914 covers American literature from the second half of the 19th century up to the start of World War I. Informative study guides provide necessary background information on this time period, suggest helpful areas of research, and list the best secondary sources.

Topics covered include:

  • Kate Chopin's The Awakening
  • Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage
  • Emily Dickinson
  • Henry James's "Daisy Miller"
  • Naturalism
  • Reform literature
  • Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Westerns
  • Walt Whitman's "Drum-Taps"
  • and more.


Index. Bibliography. Glossary.

About the Author(s)

Gary Scharnhorst is Distinguished Professor of English at the University of New Mexico, editor of American Literature Realism, and editor in alternating years of the research annual American Literary Scholarship. He is the author of biographies of Horatio Alger Jr., Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Bret Harte, and Kate Field.

Tom Quirk is a professor of English at the University of Missouri. He is the author of many books, including Coming to Grips with Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain: A Study of the Short Fiction, and Nothing Abstract: Investigations in the American Literary Imagination.

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