Chapter 13. Mark Twain, William Dean Howells, and Realism

  1. Peter Messent and
  2. Louis J. Budd
  1. Peter Messent

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996874.ch13

A Companion to Mark Twain

A Companion to Mark Twain

How to Cite

Messent, P. (2007) Mark Twain, William Dean Howells, and Realism, in A Companion to Mark Twain (eds P. Messent and L. J. Budd), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996874.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405123792

Online ISBN: 9780470996874

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Keywords:

  • realism;
  • literary context;
  • literature;
  • transparency;
  • industrial capitalism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Twain, Realism, and the Literary Context

  • The Case of Huckleberry Finn

  • Realist Writing, Literature, and the Marketplace

  • The Limits of Realism