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The Rise of Silas Lapham
The Rise of Silas Lapham
Author: William Dean Howells
Howells believed that the novel had been misused by the romanticists, who emphasized and exaggerated the unusual. He saw the novel as a vehicle for helping man to understand himself and his world through seeing the ordinary depicted as it really is. The novel was to be a true "slice of life," highlighting neither its glorious nor its tawdry side...  more »
ISBN: 257709
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 318
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Publisher: Airmont Publishing Company, Inc.
Book Type: Paperback
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