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A hazard of new fortunes

by William Dean Howells

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Middle-aged persons -- Fiction,
    • City and town life -- Fiction,
    • Moving, Household -- Fiction,
    • Married people -- Fiction,
    • Social classes -- Fiction,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. xxvii-xxix).

      StatementWilliam Dean Howells ; edited and with and introduction by Phillip Lopate.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesPenguin classics
      ContributionsLopate, Phillip, 1943-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS2025 .H3 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix, 449 p. ;
      Number of Pages449
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3946087M
      ISBN 100140439234
      LC Control Number2001031336

        Although I liked the concept of A Hazard of New Fortunes, I didn’t care for Howells using 50+ pages of steam of consciousness, which only described the Marches’ search for an apartment. We really didn’t need all that description of the houses and Mrs. March bitching about the .   A Hazard of New Fortunes — Volume 3 Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction Subject: City and town life -- Fiction Subject: Domestic fiction Subject: Married people -- Fiction Subject: Social classes -- Fiction Subject: Middle-aged persons -- Fiction Subject.

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      About A Hazard of New Fortunes. Centering on a conflict between a self-made millionaire and an idealistic reformer in turn-of-the-twentieth-century New York, A Hazard of New Fortunes insightfully renders the complexities of the American experience at a time of great social and economic upheaval and its depiction of wealth, poverty, and New York City life, it remains a. Many critics consider A Hazard of New Fortunes to be one of Howells' most important examples of American literary Realism because he portrays a variety of people from different backgrounds. William Dean Howells was an American realist novelist, literary critic, and playwright, nicknamed "The Dean of American Letters".


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