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Author Rohrbach, Augusta, 1961-
Title Truth stranger than fiction : race, realism, and the U.S. literary marketplace / Augusta Rohrbach
Imprint New York : Palgrave, 2002
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  813.30912 R6366ga 2002    AVAILABLE    30500101142456
Descript xvi, 153 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note EAS: YW
Includes bibliographical references (p. [119]-145) and index
"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
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