""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 LiteratureThese 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 HalfmannVolume II: 1886-1897Text selections and Introduction by Donald PizerVolume III: 1898-1920Text selections and Introduction by Ronald Gottesman3-volume set, cloth $100.00 0-253-32860-8 Cat's Code WDSETC 87.99
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Weight: 500 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 mm
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