The Rise of Silas Lapham: A Norton Critical Edition

The Rise of Silas Lapham: A Norton Critical Edition

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First published in book form in 1885, William Dean Howells's timeless epic of a self-made man, The Rise of Silas Lapham was the first important novel to center on the American businessman-and the first to treat its theme with a realism that was to foreshadow the work of modern writers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393922424
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 07/10/2018
Series: Norton Critical Editions Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 528
Sales rank: 540,321
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Don L. Cook is Professor of English at Indiana University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles and has been granted a Fulbright award, an American Philosophical Society grant, and an Eli Lilly Open Fellowship. He is one of the editors of A Selected Edition of W. D. Howells; he has also edited The Algerine Captive by Royall Tyler and has headed the MLA Committee on Scholarly Editions and the Association for Documentary Editing.

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