Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 September 2019

464 Pages | 11 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190604547

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Legal Realisms

The American Novel under Reconstruction

Christine Holbo

  • Presents a significant revision of the history and definition of American literary realism
  • Reconsiders the relation between "literature" and "politics" in the late nineteenth century
  • Provides transformative interpretations of major late-nineteenth-century American novels, including: "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," "Uncle Tom's Cabin," "What Maisie Knew," "Ramona," and "A Modern Instance"