DALA: Digital American Literature Anthology
Edited by Michael O'Conner, Millikin University

The Rise of Realism

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Author Biographies and Resources

William Dean Howells [Norton 7th][Heath]

Henry James [American Passages][New York University Library]

Rebecca Harding Davis [Heath]

Bret Harte [American Passages]

Sarah Orne Jewett [American Passages][Norton 7th][Heath]

Kate Chopin [American Passages][Norton 7th][Heath]

Charles W. Chesnutt [American Passages][Norton 7th][Heath]

Mary E. Wilkins Freeman [American Passages][Norton 7th][Heath]

Booker T. Washington [American Passages][Norton 7th]

W.E.B. Du Bois [American Passages][Norton 7th]

Edith Wharton [American Passages][Norton 7th]

American Passages: Instructor Overview of Regional Realism

American Passages: Instructor Overview of Social Realism

Norton Anthology, 8th ed, Period Overview

Regionalism and Local Color Fiction by Donna Campbell

Realism in American Fiction by Donna Campbell

Naturalism in American Literature by Donna Campbell

American Realism, A Brief Introduction by Paul Reuben

American Naturalism, A Brief Introduction by Paul Reuben

Rise of Realism, 1860-1914 by Kathryn VanSpanckeren

Parrington's "Victorian Realism," from Main Current in American Thought: The Beginnings of Critical Realism in America, 1860-1920

Multimedia

American Passages: Regional Realism

American Passages: Social Realism

Electronic Resources in the Public Domain in the USA

Project Gutenberg: Life in the Iron-Mills; or, the Korl Woman by Rebecca Harding Davis

 

 

 

 

 

Dr.Michael O'Conner, Millikin University