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Domestic Biographies: Stowe, Howells, James, and Wharton at Home

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Domestic Biographies: Stowe, Howells, James, and Wharton at Home presents comparative domestic biographies of four American Realist writers: Harriet Beecher Stowe, William Dean Howells, Henry James, and Edith Wharton. Drawing upon extensive primary sources to reconstruct the authors private lives, Domestic Biographies illuminates how they lived when no one was looking. In ...more
Paperback, 196 pages
Published April 10th 2011 by Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
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Carl Rollyson
Jul 06, 2012 Carl Rollyson rated it it was amazing
This engaging study presents a refreshing way of reading 19th-century realist fiction. Although Armbruster's choices (Harriet Beecher Stowe et al.) are obvious, her archival research and excellent command of the secondary literature result in a perceptive, unusually well-informed argument. One of the greatest difficulties for biographers is conveying the condition of their subjects' interior lives. Armbruster (Suffolk Univ.) makes a good case for the examination of architecture and domestic ...more
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