TITLE

The literature of realism

AUTHOR(S)
Angel, Karen
PUB. DATE
May 1995
SOURCE
Publishers Weekly;5/8/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 19, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the Chicago, Ill. style of prose literature. Characteristics; Description of the 1890-1920 Chicago Literary Renaissance; Commitment to a gritty and brutal version of reality; Public surprise over the sophistication of the `Chevalier of Pensieri-Vani,' by Henry Blake Fuller in 1886; Works of Hamlin Garland; Condemnation of Theodore Dreiser's `Sister Carrie'; Upton Sinclair's protest novel `The Jungle'. INSETS: Newberry Library..;The Art Institute...
ACCESSION #
9505251772

 

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