As a prominent novelist, critic and editor, William Dean Howells played an essential role in shaping the American literary sensibility of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, particularly the shift toward naturalism and realism. In this, his most widely read series of essays on literature, Howells lays out his view of the superiority of realistic fiction.
The Floating Press; February 2017
- ISBN: 9781776676347
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- Title: Criticism and Fiction
- Author: William Dean Howells
Imprint: The Floating Press