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eBook Satire in an Age of Realism (Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture) download ISBN: 0521197384
Author: Aaron Matz
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (August 23, 2010)
Language: English
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Aaron Matz, Scripps College, California. Satire in an Age of Realism. Publisher: Cambridge University Press.

Series: Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture (72)

Series: Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture (72). Recommend to librarian. Focusing on the novels of Eliot, Hardy, Gissing, and Conrad, and the theater of Ibsen, Matz argues that it was the transformation of Victorian realism into satire that granted it immense moral authority, but that led ultimately to its demise.

In the mid-nineteenth century, Nathaniel Hawthorne published his magnum opus The Scarlet Letter, a novel about .

In the mid-nineteenth century, Nathaniel Hawthorne published his magnum opus The Scarlet Letter, a novel about adultery, isolation, and other important themes. Hawthorne influenced Herman Melville, who is notable for the books Moby-Dick and Billy Budd. Some of America's greatest poets of the nineteenth century include Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson. Henry Miller assumed a distinct place in American Literature in the 1930s when his l novels were banned from the US. From the end of World War II until the early 1970s many popular works in modern American literature were produced, like Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird.

Автор: Matz Название: Satire in an Age of Realism Издательство: Cambridge Academ .

In American literature, the term "realism" encompasses the period of time from the Civil War to the turn of the century during which William Dean Howells, Rebecca Harding Davis, Henry James, Mark Twain, and others.

In American literature, the term "realism" encompasses the period of time from the Civil War to the turn of the century during which William Dean Howells, Rebecca Harding Davis, Henry James, Mark Twain, and others wrote fiction devoted to accurate representation and an exploration of American lives in various contexts. In drawing attention to this connection, Amy Kaplan has called realism a "strategy for imagining and managing the threats of social change" (Social Construction of American Realism ix). (from Richard Chase, The American Novel and Its Tradition)  Renders reality closely and in comprehensive detail.

Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture . Masses, Forces, and the Urban Sublime. This chapter of The Cambridge Companion to the City in Literature investigates the spread of the rhetoric of urban sublimity from early nineteenth century Romanticism to ury modernism. During the Jazz age, Modernist authors in the United States felt compelled to unravel the truth behind the hypocritical ideal that had long deluded the American people, namely that success could be achieved through hard and honest work.

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Nineteenth Century Literature. In his intriguing 'after-image', Novak compares digital photography to composition photography in Victorian practice and wonders whether digital technology produces a real departure from photographic tradition. I think that it is in connections like this that this book succeeds in full.

"...One of the most thought-provoking books on the novel I have read in years... Satire in an Age of Realism challenges us in the way that major contributions to the field should: it takes risks, runs into difficulties, excites and chagrins us, and in the end convinces us that, much as we may disagree with the author, we are undoubtedly in the presence of an important new voice in our (forever fashion-prone) conversations about the novel." -Novel: A Forum on Fiction "...masterfully written...should be required reading for anyone working not only on the Fin de Siècle but also on nineteenth-century literature and the novel more generally... a tour de force." -Victorian Studies