The Resource American realism and the canon, edited by Tom Quirk and Gary Scharnhorst

American realism and the canon, edited by Tom Quirk and Gary Scharnhorst

Label
American realism and the canon
Title
American realism and the canon
Statement of responsibility
edited by Tom Quirk and Gary Scharnhorst
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This collection of twelve essays focuses on a variety of late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century texts to illustrate the unprecedented flexibility of the realist mode in American fiction and poetry. As the volume demonstrates, the realist era was hospitable to a multitude of writers - including Mark Twain, W.D. Howells, and Bret Harte, as well as such newly canonized figures as Marietta Holly, Abraham Cahan, Frances Ellen Harper, Sui Sin Far, and Zitkala-Sa - who voiced the most urgent concerns of race and ethnicity, gender, class, and region. In all, these essays not only participate in the ongoing recanonization of American literature but reconstruct the literary history of the period by raising theoretical questions, addressing social and ideological issues, and revaluing literary tradition."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.M56
LC item number
A42 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Quirk, Tom
  • Scharnhorst, Gary
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Minorities
  • Women
  • Women and literature
  • Ethnic groups in literature
  • Minorities in literature
  • Realism in literature
  • Canon (Literature)
  • Letterkunde
  • Amerikaans
  • Minderheden
  • Vrouwen
  • Canon
  • Literatur
  • Kanon
  • Realismus
  • USA
Label
American realism and the canon, edited by Tom Quirk and Gary Scharnhorst
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Men of color, women, and uppity art at the turn of the century / Elizabeth Ammons -- Nineteenth-century women poets and realism / Cheryl Walker -- I can't write a book / Nancy Walker -- Reading her/stories against his/stories in early Chinese American literature / Amy Ling -- Native American literatures and the canon / Patricia Okker -- Romance and realism / Sanford E. Marovitz -- Problems of representation in turn-of-the-century immigrant fiction / Susan K. Harris -- Three black writers and the anthologized canon / Keneth Kinnamon -- Recanonizing the multiple canons of Henry James -- From painful cult to painful realism / Alfred Habegger -- Is Huckleberry Finn politically correct? / Tom Quirk -- Whatever happened to Bret Harte? / Gary Scharnhorst
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9780874135244
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
94011782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30075328
  • (OCoLC)ocm30075328
Label
American realism and the canon, edited by Tom Quirk and Gary Scharnhorst
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Men of color, women, and uppity art at the turn of the century / Elizabeth Ammons -- Nineteenth-century women poets and realism / Cheryl Walker -- I can't write a book / Nancy Walker -- Reading her/stories against his/stories in early Chinese American literature / Amy Ling -- Native American literatures and the canon / Patricia Okker -- Romance and realism / Sanford E. Marovitz -- Problems of representation in turn-of-the-century immigrant fiction / Susan K. Harris -- Three black writers and the anthologized canon / Keneth Kinnamon -- Recanonizing the multiple canons of Henry James -- From painful cult to painful realism / Alfred Habegger -- Is Huckleberry Finn politically correct? / Tom Quirk -- Whatever happened to Bret Harte? / Gary Scharnhorst
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9780874135244
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
94011782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30075328
  • (OCoLC)ocm30075328

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