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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 121–131.
Published: 01 June 1978
...ALLEN F. STEIN Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 A NEW LOOK AT HOWELLS’S A FEARFUL RESPONSIBILITY By ALLENF. STEIN When discussed at all, William Dean Howells’s short novel A Fear- ful Responsibility...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 80–82.
Published: 01 March 1988
...Allen F. Stein Nettels Elsa. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1988. xi + 236 pp. $23.00. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 80 REVIEWS Language, Race, and Social Class in Howells’s America. By ELSANETTELS. Lex...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 390–392.
Published: 01 September 1967
... The Immense Complex Drama: The World and Art of the Howells Novel. By GEORGEC. CARRINGTON,JR. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1966. xii + 245 pp. $6.25. “We must look at Howells,” George Carrington writes (seemingly without a backward, historical glance) “. . . in his own...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 251–252.
Published: 01 June 1950
.... EDWARDE. BOSTETTER University of Wmhington A Bibliograbhy of William Dean Howells. By WILLIAM M. GIBSONand GEORGEARMS. New Yo&: The New York Public Library, 1948. Pp. 1-182. $225. If we regard William Dean Howells as merely an author of books and think of the two...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 56–60.
Published: 01 March 1952
...Arnold B. Fox Copyright © 1952 by Duke University Press 1952 HOWELLS’ DOCTRINE OF COMPLICITY By ARNOLDB. Fox The period during which William Dean Howells produced his most significant work saw the rise of two great naturalistic novelists, Zola...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 547–572.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ted Howell Abstract Planted throughout E. M. Forster’s Howards End are the seeds of many dramatic forms of climate change that subsequently dominated the twentieth century. Howards End gathers together major strands of its contemporaneous ecological thought, where distressful events (rural decay...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 March 1946
...Charles Howell Foster Leland Schubert. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1944. Pp. 177. $3.50. Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 E. H. Eby 125 The making of a concordance involves so much drudgery...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (4): 343–348.
Published: 01 December 1954
... aloud in any family circle. J’9 William Dean Howells administered the daughter test when he was editor of the Atlantic Monthly; in rejecting a “new and good” article by Brander Matthews, he wrote: “I am somewhat anxious for ‘the cheek of the young person’ who might be pained...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 76–79.
Published: 01 March 1988
... in Howells’s America. By ELSANETTELS. Lex- ington: University Press of Kentucky, 1988. xi + 236 pp. $23.00. At the close of The Rise of Silas Lapham the Reverend Mr. Sewell asks Silas if he has any regrets about the social and economic renunciation that marks his moral ascent. Silas replies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 216–223.
Published: 01 June 1948
... disciple of the Bucke, Traubel, and Harned variety. In view of such rich associations, it may seem surprising that Trowbridge did not number Samuel L. Clemens‘ among his intimates, especially since Clemens was a close friend of W. D. Howells who, for a few years, also lived at Arlington...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 392–395.
Published: 01 September 1967
... that such elements are either mostly absent from the formless Howells novel or irrelevant to it. His final summary of the Howells novel takes off from Leslie Fiedler. Howells can be linked to the great American tradition of Hawthorne and hielville in his “tragic Humanism’’ and in his late preoccupation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 June 1950
... price. EDWARDE. BOSTETTER University of Wmhington A Bibliograbhy of William Dean Howells. By WILLIAM M. GIBSONand GEORGEARMS. New Yo&: The New York Public Library, 1948. Pp. 1-182. $225. If we regard William Dean...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 339–340.
Published: 01 December 1957
...Porter G. Perrin Wilbur Samuel Howell. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1956. Pp. vii + 411. $6.00. Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 REVIEWS Logic and Rhetoric in England, 1500-1700. By WILBURSAMUEL HOWELL. Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 387–390.
Published: 01 September 1967
... Complex Drama: The World and Art of the Howells Novel. By GEORGEC. CARRINGTON,JR. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1966. xii + 245 pp. $6.25. “We must look at Howells,” George Carrington writes (seemingly without a backward, historical glance) “. . . in his own terms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (2): 236–238.
Published: 01 June 1968
... “appreciative” criticism: Macaulay, Howells, Zola, Edgar Howe, and Adolph Wilbrandt. What Twain appre- ciated, Krause argues, was experimentation, fidelity to real life, the ability to transform history into life, and accuracy of descriptive detail. A bibliog- raphy of Mark Twain’s “literary” criticism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 197–211.
Published: 01 June 2010
... was the driving literary force behind fictions that are simultaneously pleasing, pedagogical, and useful in countering the anxieties of this class? Hut- ner names William Dean Howells the “patron saint” of the tradition of literary realism that meets social and personal issues by “demand[ing] a refocusing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (4): 363–371.
Published: 01 December 1952
... him as a properly reconstructed Southerner, had taken him to its bosom. William Dean Howells considered his books “delici~usTwain admired him.6 But Twain’s attitude towards Cable as a person was inconstant. If Twain ever attained equilibrium of any kind...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 445–469.
Published: 01 December 1998
....-William Dean Howells By way of introduction to the literary-historical genre I am calling American Renaissance portraiture, I want to consider two revi- sionist entries offered in this line by two works of American Renais- sance criticism that saw publication within a few months of one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 118.
Published: 01 March 1952
... with the pre- ceding parts. Prior to the McAnally version the Vita of Alfieri had been turned into Eng- lish by an anonymous translator (London: Henry Colburn, 1810). It was repub- lished with an essay by William Dean Howells in 1877 (Boston, Osgood) , and again with the Howells essay by Houghton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 126–132.
Published: 01 March 1943
... that the very first was written by the author of The Gates Ajar.) Mark Twain, Hamlin Garland, Edward Bellamy, William Dean Howells, and Frank Norris are considered at length, and there are chapters on “The Environment” and “The Lesser Novelists.” In conclusion the aesthetic values of the Economic Novel...