Social Reform, Taste, and the Construction of Virtue in American Literature, 1870-1910

Author: Koistinen-Harris, Janice
Year:2002
Pages:204
ISBN:0-7734-7007-7
978-0-7734-7007-1
Price:179.95

Table of Contents

Table of contents:
Preface
1. Introduction: Social Reform, Taste, and Social Formations in 19th-Century America
2. Trials of Taste: Influence and Identity in The Bostonians and Other Accounts of Reform
3. "Uncomfortable Subjects": Realism and Reformation in the Work of William Dean Howells
4. Elements of Culture and Means of Grace: In His Steps and Moral Taste-making in the 1890s
5. Into the Twentieth Century
Bibliography; Index