The Oxford Handbook of American Literary Realism

Edited and Introduction by Keith Newlin     



Keith Newlin

Part I: Contexts of Realisms
1. Transnational Precursors of American Realism
Renate von Bardeleben

2. American Realism and Gender
Donna M. Campbell

3. The Feminine Origins of American Literary Realism
Sophia Forster

4. Realism and the Uses of Humor
John Bird

5. Local Color, World-System; or, American Realism at the Periphery
Mark Storey

6. Aesthetic Slippage in Realism and Naturalism
Anita Duneer

7. Realism as Modernism
Brad Evans

Part II: American Realisms
8. Native American Realism
Lee Schweninger

9. African American Realism
Christine Wooley

10. Ghetto Realism-and Beyond
Lori Harrison-Kahan

11. Asian American Realism
Julia H. Lee

12. The Politics of U.S. Latino Literature and American Realism
Ramón J. Guerra

13. Ethnic Caricature and the Comic Sensibility
Jean Lee Cole

14, Racial Realism
Jolie A. Sheffer

Part III: Selling Realism
15. The Realism Wars in the New York Periodical Press
Mark Noonan

16. Realism and the Profession of Authorship
Graham Thompson

17. Realism's American Readers, 1860-1914
Charles Johanningsmeier

18. The Censorship of Realist and Naturalist Novels, Then and Now
Caren Town

Part IV: Representing the Real
19. Science and Aesthetics in American Realism
Andrew Hebard

20. Realist Temporalities and the Distant Past
Melanie Dawson

21. Spaces of Consumption in American Literary Realism
Gary Totten

22. Dwelling in American Realism
Elif Armbruster

23. Realism and Medicine
Phillip Barrish

24. Realism and the New Woman
Leslie Petty

25. Realism and the Middle-Class Balancing Act
Patrick Chura

Part V: Realism and the Other Arts
26. Realism and Poetry
Jonathan Barron

27. The Evolution of American Dramatic Realism
Eileen Herrmann

28. Visual Art, Intertextuality, and Authorship in the Golden Age of Illustration
Adam Sonstegard

29. American Realism and Photography
Astrid Böger

30. Realist Literature, Painting, and Immediacy
Peter Betjemann

31. Realism and the Cinematic Gaze
Nicolas S. Witschi

Part VI: Pedagogical Issues
32. Teaching Literary Realism in Transnational America
Nathaniel Cadle

33. Teaching American Realism in Germany
Klaus H. Schmidt

34. Teaching and Researching American Literature and American Realism in China
Yuping Wang

35. Realism 2.0
Augusta Rohrbach