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8. Regional Realism   



8. Regional
Realism


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Unit Overview: Bibliography & Resources

Selected Bibliography
Banta, Martha. Imagining American Women: Ideas and Ideals in Cultural History. New York: Columbia UP, 1987.

Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of African-American Literary Criticism. New York: Oxford UP, 1988.

Grier, Katherine C. Culture and Comfort: Parlor Making and Middle-Class Identity, 1850-1930. Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1988.

Krupat, Arnold, ed. New Voices in Native American Literary. Criticism Washington: Smithsonian Institution P, 1993.

Michelson, Bruce. Literary Wit. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 2000.

Painter, Nell Irvin. Standing at Armageddon: The United States,. 1877-1919 New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1989.

Sundquist, Eric J. To Wake the Nations: Race in the Making of American Literature. Cambridge: Belknap P of Harvard UP, 1993.

American Realism: New Essays. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1982.

Swann, Brian, ed. Smoothing the Ground: Essays on Native American Oral Literature. Berkeley: U of California P, 1983.

Wong, Hertha Dawn. Sending My Heart Back Across the Years: Tradition and Innovation in Native American Autobiography. New York: Oxford UP, 1992.


Further Resources
American Anthem: Masterworks from the American Folk Art Museum. Curated by Stacy C. Hollander and Brooke Davis Anderson. New York: American Folk Art Museum in association with Harry N. Abrams, 2001.

Carnes, Mark C. Secret Ritual and Manhood in Victorian America. New Haven: Yale UP, 1989.

Fried, Michael. Realism, Writing, Disfiguration: On Thomas Eakins and Stephen Crane. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1987.

Gilbert, James. Perfect Cities: Chicago's Utopias of 1893. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1991.

Kaplan, Amy, and Donald Pease. Cultures of United States Imperialism. Durham: Duke UP, 1993.

Lucie-Smith, Edward. American Realism. New York: Abrams, 1994.

Mark Twain [videorecording]. Produced by Dayton Duncan & Ken Burns; written by Dayton Duncan & Geoffrey C. Ward; directed by Ken Burns; produced in association with WETA, Washington, DC. Burbank: Warner Home Video, 2001.

Nye, David. American Technological Sublime. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1994.

Thomas Eakins: An American Realist [actual and virtual exhibit]. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Benjamin Franklin Parkway and 26th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19130. Main museum number: (215) 763-8100. Thomas Eakins [catalog], organized by Darrel Sewell with essays by Kathleen A. Foster [et al.]. Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia Museum of Art in association with Yale UP, 2001.

Weinberg, H. Barbara. American Impressionism and Realism: The Painting of Modern Life, 1885-1915 [exhibit]. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art: Distributed by Harry N. Abrams, 1994.




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