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Author Rohrbach, Augusta, 1961-
Title Truth stranger than fiction : race, realism, and the U.S. literary marketplace / Augusta Rohrbach.
Publication Info. New York : Palgrave, 2002.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 9  823.09 R    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvi, 153 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [119]-145) and index.
Contents "Truth stranger and stronger than fiction": reexamining William Lloyd Garrison's The liberator -- Making it real: the impact of slave narratives on the literary marketplace -- The strange disappearance of Rose Terry Cooke and the eclipse of American realism -- William Dean Howells without his mustache -- The manner of the marketplace: Edith Wharton as race writer -- Keeping it real: truth more marketable than fiction?
Subject American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Race in literature.
Capitalism and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Economics and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 -- Influence.
African Americans in literature.
Realism in literature.
Slavery in literature.
Money in literature.
Added Title Race, realism, and the U.S. literary marketplace
ISBN 0312239211