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Selected Literary Criticism, Volume 1: 1859-1885 (A Selected Edition of W.D. Howells)

ISBN13: 9780253328571
ISBN: 0253328578
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $39.95
Publisher: Indiana University Press
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Pages: 113
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"To read these 167 reviews and critical essays is to discover how catholic and wide-ranging were Howells's literary interests and how perceptive and generous were his sympathies." -- The New Criterion

..". this selection of [Howell's] best and most important criticism reveals the author's clarity, perception, generosity, and good faith." -- Reference & Research Book News

..". the editors have succeeded admirably in creating a rounded portrait of a man whose criticism, like the realism he championed, was polysided, multifarious, and dialectical." -- American Literature

These volumes present 167 reviews and critical essays by America's most prominent early advocate of literary realism.

Volume I: 1859-1885Text selections and Introduction by Ulrich Halfmann

Volume II: 1886-1897Text selections and Introduction by Donald Pizer

Volume III: 1898-1920Text selections and Introduction by Ronald Gottesman

3-volume set, cloth $100.00 0-253-32860-8 Cat's Code WDSETC 87.99