Sep 7, 2015 ... Broadly defined as "the faithful representation of reality" or "verisimilitude,"
realism is a literary technique practiced by many schools of writing.
The dominant paradigm in novel writing during the second half of the .... A great
friend of Mark Twain, and an eminent American realist in his own right, was the ...
Aug 14, 2007 ... Realism 1861- 1914 (American Realism 1865-1890): An artistic movement
begun in 19th century France. Artists and writers strove for detailed ...
(American Civil War -- the last decade of the 19th century) ... It is the realistic
writing that probes deeply into the complexities of characters' thoughts and ...
Mark Twain provides another example of American Realism in the dialog used by
his characters. Twain was one of the first popular American writers to use ...
Realistic fiction or writing may devote more description to work or labor compared
to Romanticism, ... Major authors & texts of American and European Realism.
May 15, 2007 ... Twain's style, based on vigorous, realistic, colloquial American speech, gave
American writers a new appreciation of their national voice.
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Resources to study American Realism and some of its noted authors.