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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2019) 73 (4): 522–550.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Jesse W. Schwartz Jesse W. Schwartz, “‘Dynamite Talk’: William Dean Howells, Racial Socialism, and a Legal Theory of Literary Complicity” (pp. 522–550) In the wake of the 1886 Haymarket bombing in Chicago, William Dean Howells famously stood alone among his peers and against nearly all public...
Nineteenth-Century Literature (2016) 70 (4): 473–495.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Henry B. Wonham Henry B. Wonham, “Realism and the Stock Market: The Rise of Silas Lapham ” (pp. 473–495) William Dean Howells’s The Rise of Silas Lapham (1885) is usually approached as a representative text in the American realist mode and an unambiguous expression of Howells’s disdain...
Nineteenth-Century Literature (2010) 65 (3): 374–394.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Owen Clayton Owen Clayton, "London Eyes: William Dean Howells and the Shift to Instant Photography"(pp. 374–394) Toward the end of the nineteenth century, one of William Dean Howells's many avid readers, finally meeting him in the flesh, expressed surprise that the famed writer was not dead...
Nineteenth-Century Literature (2009) 64 (1): 76–107.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Deak Nabers The realist novel has long been understood in terms of its representation of the diffusion of political agency into social and economic practices. This essay claims that realism, at least as it emerged in the work of late-nineteenth-century American writers such as William Dean Howells...
Nineteenth-Century Literature (2008) 63 (2): 223–254.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Paul R. Petrie William Dean Howells's 1891 novel of interracial marriage, An Imperative Duty , has recently received increasing critical attention because of its saturation with the language of contemporary scientific racism and its complex and apparently inconsistent approach to questions of race...