Citations with the tag: RISE of Silas Lapham, The (Book)

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  • The Rise Of Silas Lapham
     // Magill Book Reviews;  

    Silas Lapham's special formula for paint brings him financial success, but poor business practices coupled with bad luck bring about his eventual ruin.

  • BUSINESSMEN AND THEIR WOMEN.
     // Directors & Boards; Spring79, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p9 

    The article explores literature about businessmen and their women. A fictional businessman typically has a woman behind him that fulfills either security, status, or release. In the book "The Rise of Silas Lapham," by William Dean Howells, Silas has a wife named Persis who encouraged and helped...

  • The Usableness of Howells.
     // New Republic; 6/30/37, Vol. 91 Issue 1178, p227 

    Reviews the book "The Rise of Silas Lapham," by William D. Howells.

  • Silas Lapham in Olomouc.
    McNamara, Kevin R. // College Literature; Jun96, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p157 

    Focuses on the use of William Dean Howell's novel `The Rise of Silas Lapham' in the teaching of literature to college students in Olomouc, Czech Republic. Reflection on the objectives of American culture studies abroad; Meaning of American literature from a Czech cultural-historical perspective.

  • THE CHRONOLOGY OF SILAS LAPHAM.
    Bryan, James E. // American Notes & Queries; Dec65, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p56 

    Examines chronology in the book 'The Rise of Silas Lapham,' by William Dean Howell. Overview of the book; Information on the progression of the ages of the characters.

  • Ethical Exegesis in Howells's The Rise of Silas Lapham.
    Dooley, Patrick K. // Papers on Language & Literature; Fall99, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p363 

    Discusses ethical exegesis in the novel `The Rise of Silas Lapham,' by William Dean Howells. Assessment of the central character, Silas Lapham; Character tests on Lapham; Moral evaluation of the novel.

  • The Perception of Relations: An Answer to Andrew Madigan and Michael Anesko.
    Browne, Neil // Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate; 2009/2010, Vol. 19 Issue 1-2, p271 

    The article offers the author's response on the comments and criticisms of Andrew Madigan and Michael Anesko on his essay about the book "The Rise of Silas Lapham." It mentions that Madigan has made distinct comments on his essay and that his comments had encouraged him to become aware of some...

  • The economy of pain: The case of Howells.
    Dimock, Wai-Chee // Raritan; Spring90, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p99 

    Presents the most touching moments in William Dean Howell's novel `The Rise of Silas Lapham,' where the Laphams, feeling wretched about the drastic development in their daughters' marital fortunes, consult the Reverend Sewell. Sewell's economy of pain; How suffering can become morally...

  • "Mundane Things": Response to Neil Browne.
    Anesko, Michael // Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate; 2009/2010, Vol. 19 Issue 1-2, p259 

    The article offers the author's view on the essay "The Aesthetic Economy of the Rise of Silas Lapham," by Neil Browne. It mentions that Browne's essay maintains the most crucial elements of the book that shapes its overall aesthetic design. It notes that Browne's essay offers a clever and...

  • New Money, Slightly Older Money & "Democratic" Writing: A Response to Neil Browne.
    Madigan, Andrew // Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate; 2009/2010, Vol. 19 Issue 1-2, p263 

    The article presents the author's response on the essay "Aesthetic Economy of Howells's The Rise of Silas Lapham," by Neil Browne. It discusses the commonplace of the scholarship of the book's author as well as his attention to everyday objects. It mentions that Browne's essay adverts his focus...

  • The Novels Fell Flat.
    Ryan, Stephen P. // America; 11/30/1957, Vol. 98 Issue 9, p274 

    The author reflects on the reaction of the students to a variety of required readings during a summer session in a Catholic educational institution. He lists the books studied including "The Scarlet Letter," "The Rise of Silas Lapham," and "The Red Badge of Courage." He states inspite of the...

  • Not so Fast.
    Strada, Michael J. // Film & History (03603695); Sep-Dec1998, Vol. 28 Issue 3/4, p96 

    The article focuses on the book "Realism and the Birth of the Modern United States: Cinema, Literature, and Culture," by Stanley Corkin. Corkin argues that the impulses of Progressivism like efficiency, scientism, reification, ideological narrowness, compliance, confidence, undergird the world...

  • CLEAN HANDS AND AN IRON FACE:FRONTIER MASCULINITY AND BOSTON MANLINESS IN THE RISE OF SILAS LAPHAM.
    LAVIN, MATTHEW J. // Western American Literature; Winter2011, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p362 

    A literary critique is presented of the 1885 novel "The Rise of Silas Lapham," by William Dean Howells, which focuses particularly on the manliness and masculinity of the novel's title character who moves from the frontier to the city of Boston, Massachusetts. Following the U.S. Civil War,...

  • HOWELLS AS ANTI-NOVELIST.
    Updike, John // New Yorker; 7/13/87, Vol. 63 Issue 21, p78 

    Discusses several books by William Dean Howells. "A Foregone Conclusion"; " A Modern Instance"; "Indian Summer"; "The Rise of Silas Lapham"; "Their Wedding Journey".

  • classic returns.
    Rogers, Michael // Library Journal; 10/15/2006, Vol. 131 Issue 17, p97 

    The article reviews the reprinted editions of several classic books including "Nightwood," by Djuna Barnes, "The Rise of Silas Lapham," by William Dean Howells, and "A Romantic in Spain," by Théophile Gautier.

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