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Volume 46, Number 3, Spring 2014

Table of Contents


Some Glittering Nondescript Vertebrate: The Provocative Style of Realism in Howells’ A Hazard of New Fortunes

pp. 189-209

The Sacrificial Enterprise: Negotiating Mutilation in W. D. Howells’ A Hazard of New Fortunes

pp. 210-229

Beyond “Bitter”: Chesnutt’s The Marrow of Tradition

pp. 230-250

Rebecca Harding Davis and the Troubled Conclusion

pp. 251-267


Mark Twain’s First Report of the 1865 San Francisco Earthquake: A Recovered Document

pp. 268-270


The Cambridge History of the American Novel ed. by Leonard Cassuto, Clare Virginia Eby, and Benjamin Riess (review)

pp. 271-273

Mark Twain and Male Friendship: The Twichell, Howells, and Rogers Friendships by Peter Messent, and: The Jester and the Sages: Mark Twain in Conversation with Nietzsche, Freud, and Marx by Forrest G. Robinson, Gabriel Noah Brahm, Jr., and Catherine Carlstroem (review)

pp. 273-276

Theodore Dreiser’s An American Tragedy: A Documentary Volume ed. by Donald Pizer (review)

pp. 276-278

Women Writers of the American West, 1833–1927 by Nina Baym (review)

pp. 278-279

The Empire Abroad and the Empire at Home: African American Literature and the Era of Overseas Expansion by John Cullen Gruesser (review)

pp. 279-280

Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Reading Revolution: Race, Literacy, Childhood, and Fiction, 1851–1911 by Barbara Hochman (review)

pp. 281-282

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