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Published: 07 June 2018

216 Pages | 1 Illustration


ISBN: 9780198808787

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Realist Poetics in American Culture, 1866-1900

Elizabeth Renker

Oxford Studies in American Literary History

  • Examines the role of poetry in American literary realism
  • Redefines postbellum American literary history
  • Provides readings of the works of William Dean Howells, Sarah Piatt, Rose Terry, Susan Coolidge, Priscilla Jane Thompson, George Marion McLellan, Henrietta Cordelia Ray, William H.A. Moore, and Herman Melville
  • Clear, jargon-free, and accessible