American Realism Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)

Edward Bellamy
Looking Backward, 2000-1887 (novel) 1887

George Washington Cable
The Grandissimes: A Story of Creole Life (novel) 1880

Alice Cary
The Poetical Works of Alice and Phoebe Cary (poetry) 1880

Kate Chopin
The Awakening (novel) 1899

Stephen Crane
Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (novel) 1893
The Red Badge of Courage (novel) 1895

Theodore Dreiser
Sister Carrie (novel) 1900

Harold Frederic
Seth's Brother's Wife (novel) 1887
The Damnation of Theron Ware (novel) 1896

Mary Wilkins Freeman
Pembroke (novel) 1894

Henry Blake Fuller
The Cliff-Dwellers (novel) 1893
With the Procession (novel) 1895

Hamlin Garland
Main-Travelled Roads (short stories) 1891
Prairie Folks (short stories) 1893
Crumbling Idols (essays) 1894

William Dean Howells
A Modern Instance (novel) 1882
The Rise of Silas Lapham (novel) 1885
Annie Kilburn (novel) 1888
A Hazard of New Fortunes (novel) 1890
Criticism and Fiction (criticism) 1891
An Imperative Duty (novel) 1892
Letters of an Alturian Traveler (novel) 1894

Henry James
The Portrait of a Lady (novel) 1881
What Maisie Knew (novel) 1897

Sarah Orne Jewett
A Country Doctor (novel) 1884
“A White Heron” (short story) 1886
The Country of the Pointed Firs (novel) 1896

Lucy Larcom
The Poetical Works of Lucy Larcom (poetry) 1884

Jacob Riis
How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York (journalism) 1890

Albion Tourgée
A Fool's Errand (novel) 1879

Mark Twain
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (novel) 1884
The Mysterious Stranger (novel) 1916

Edith Wharton
The House of Mirth (novel) 1905

Walt Whitman
Leaves of Grass (poetry) 1855
Democratic Vistas (poetry) 1871

Constance Fenimore Woolson
For the Major (novel) 1883