Chapter 1. The Practice and Promotion of American Literary Realism

  1. Robert Paul Lamb and
  2. G. R. Thompson
  1. Nancy Glazener

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996829.ch2

A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914

A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914

How to Cite

Glazener, N. (2005) The Practice and Promotion of American Literary Realism, in A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914 (eds R. P. Lamb and G. R. Thompson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996829.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405100649

Online ISBN: 9780470996829

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Keywords:

  • american literary realism;
  • realist fictional practice;
  • challenges to realism;
  • literary history;
  • american literature

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Onset of Realism

  • Realist Fictional Practice

  • Challenges to Realism

  • Realism in Recent Literary History