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A Psychological Counter Current In Recent Fiction

Auhtor: William Dean Howells

Language: english

Genres:

non fiction,  psychology
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Review by Stephen M. Charme, July 2005


Rating: (***)
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Summary of the Book 'A Psychological Counter Current In Recent Fiction':

William Dean Howells (March 1 1837 ? May 11 1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He was known for the Christmas story Christmas Every Day and the novel The Rise of Silas Lapham.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Psychological Counter Current In Recent Fiction':


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... in examples which it is the pleasure as well as the duty of criticism to deal with. No one in his day has done more to popularize the romanticism, ...
... have liked Mr. Parker's treatment of French-Canadian life, as far as I have known it and in this novel it is one of the principal pleasures ...
... it. In his second life he has the charm for the imagination that a disembodied spirit might have, if it could be made known to us in the circumstances ...
... Henry Van Dyke calls his book, which relates itself by a double tie to Mr. Parker's novel through kinship of Canadian landscape and character, and ...
... it is idealized is idealized by reservation, not by attribution. III. Mr. William Allen White's method is the reverse of Dr. Van Dyke's. If he has ...
... a dramatic, not a didactic appeal. He preaches so little and is so effectively reticent that I could almost with he had left out the preface of his ...
... of his purpose and methods, but they are their own justification with all who can think about them, and the others are themselves not worth thinking ...
... in Dr. Weir Mitchell's very interesting novel of Circumstance do not seem so human as those Russians of Gorky and those Kansans of Mr. White, ...
... and that is enough for her. Mrs. Hunter is a study of extreme interest in degeneracy, but I am not sure that Kitty Morrow is not a rarer contribution ...
... closes with the lasting happiness of the young wife and husband. There is enough incident, but of the kind that is characterized and does not characterize. ...
... them. In fact, I have forgotten them. I wish that I could at all times praise as much the literature of an author who speaks for another colored ...
... universal implication which will distinguish itself to the observer from the psychologism of that more personal sort-the words are not as apt as I ...
... bare outline of the story gives, of course, no just notion of the intense passion of grief which fills it. Neither does it convey a due impression ...
... in the Philippines, with a little imagination. They are taken from a letter written to the heroine by her second husband after one of the Austrian ...
... book, the last on my list, are of the warfare which goes on in times of peace, and which will go on as long as there are human passions, and mankind are ...
... right to be taken seriously, but he has done very much more, and has made us acquainted with types and characters which we do not readily forget, and ...
... her time. She was a pagan-a tolerant, indifferent, slightly scornful pagan. But she was none the less a Puritan. Certain of her ways of thought ...
... and yet the people have at one time or other convinced you of their verity. Of the things that are not natural, you feel like saying that they are supernatural ...
... Day and the novel The Rise of Silas Lapham.William Dean Howells : A Belated GuestWilliam Dean Howells (March 1, 1837 ? May 11, 1920) was an American ...