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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

  • American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Progressivism (United States politics),
  • Social problems in literature,
  • Progressivism in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Robert W. Schneider.
    LC ClassificationsPS379 .S36
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 290 p.
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5941489M
    LC Control Number65012110

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Robert W. Schneider's book is an intellectual historian's study of five representative novelists of the Progressive era: Howells, Stephen Crane, Frank Norris, Dreiser and Winston Churchill. It is a solid if pedestrian book whose main argument rests on the assumption that scholars have accepted un.

The term "muckraker" was reserved for the journalists and novelists of the Progressive era, but the literature of protest began some two decades earlier and was the work of philosophers and social scientists like Lester Ward and Henry George.

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Hayes Presidential Center. During the. Progressive Essay During an era of great change with the development of great cities and businesses and the establishment of overseas empires, problems arose because many citizens did not reap the benefits of these ssive reformers worked to correct the flaws in government and to improve social equality.

Progressivism is characterized by the overall feeling that the government. chapter in FIVE NOVELISTS OF THE PROGRESSIVE ERA. There are brief listings in a few earlier volumes; none is complete. The bulk of the Churchill manuscript material is at Baker Library, Dartmouth College, where the family deposited Churchill's papers after the author's death.

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Progressivism in the United States is a broadly based reform movement that reached its height early in the 20th century. It was middle class and reformist in nature. It arose as a response to the vast changes brought by modernization, such as the growth of large corporations, pollution and fears of corruption in American the 21st century, progressives continue to embrace concepts.

Top 10 books about women in the s Ahead of International Women’s Day on 8 March, the historian picks the best writing about an era when females were.

Until Choice Do Us Part is a persuasive and bracingly written account of marriage reform during the Progressive Era. Focusing on a group of novelists, academics, and other public intellectuals, Clare Virginia Eby argues that these reformers constituted a vital and overlooked variety of Progressive reform, targeting not public institutions, but rather relationships between : Nicholas L.

Syrett. The Scarlet Letter was the first important novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne, one of the leading authors of nineteenth-century romanticism in American literature. Like many of his works, the novel is set in Puritan New England and examines guilt, sin, and evil as inherent human traits.

The main character, Hester Prynne, is condemned to wear a scarlet “A” (for “adultery”) on her chest. Doris Kearns Goodwin, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and author of Team of Rivals, captures the Progressive Era through the story of the broken friendship between Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft, culminating in their running against one another for president in /5(K).

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These investigators exposed the inferior parts of the United States that Americans were oblivious to. They exposed corruption and scandals in corporations and in government and other public abuses affecting American Society. “A book’s worth of thoughtful essays folded into a kick-ass novel.” —Nell Zink, Doxology “A significant novel, beautifully crafted and deeply felt.

Beha creates a high bonfire of our era’s vanities. His work reminds me of the great Robert Stone and Theodore Dreiser. This is a novel to savour.” —Colum McCann, Apeirogon. NOVELISTS AND VIETNAM: THE WAR GOES ON. By Michiko Kakutani. Michiko Kakutani is a book critic for The New York Times.

The war, after all. “The Program Era” is an impressive and imaginative book. It does three things unusually well. First, it interprets works of fiction as what philosophers of language call illocutionary : Louis Menand.

Frank Norris, byname of Benjamin Franklin Norris, (born March 5,Chicago, Illinois, U.S.—died OctoSan Francisco, California), American novelist who was the first important naturalist writer in the United States.

Norris studied painting in Paris for two years but then decided that literature was his vocation. He attended the University of California in –94 and then. Philip Caputo delivered these remarks at the Connecticut Book Awards on Octo in Hartford.

He has written 17 books, including two memoirs, five books of general nonfiction, and nine novels. His latest effort, just published, is HUNTER’S MOON.

Caputo has won 10 journalistic and literary awards, including the Pulitzer Prize in Professionalism in the Progressive Era () where he suggests London “rather simplistically described the [writing] process as the turning of journalism into literature” (). Naturalism matched realism’s emphasis on the extended human-interest story in complex ways―naturalism differed by relinquishing the narrative distance Cited by: 1.

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