Chapter 6. Realism and Regionalism

  1. Charles L. Crow
  1. Donna Campbell

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999080.ch7

A Companion to the Regional Literatures of America

A Companion to the Regional Literatures of America

How to Cite

Campbell, D. (2003) Realism and Regionalism, in A Companion to the Regional Literatures of America (ed C. L. Crow), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470999080.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631226314

Online ISBN: 9780470999080

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Keywords:

  • realism;
  • literary regionalism;
  • ordinary characters;
  • human beings;
  • economic forces

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Beginnings of Regionalism

  • Regional Realism or Local Color Fiction

  • The “Realism War,” the Retreat into Romance, and the Decline of Local Color