American realism was a style in art, music and literature that depicted
contemporary social realities and the lives and everyday activities of ordinary
Sep 7, 2015 ... American literary realism: definitions, bibliography, links.
www.westga.edu/~mmcfar/worksheet on American Realism.htm
Like Romanticism, Realism is both a recurring style in American literature and the
name for a particular period of literature in the late 1800s-early 1900s when ...
Realism and Naturalism. (American Civil War -- the last decade of the 19th
century). I. Realism. 1. background. The Civil War (1861-1865). Fast growing of
May 15, 2007 ... The U.S. Civil War (1861-1865), a watershed in American history, also prompted
a more realist vision among the great novelists of this period: ...
Feb 26, 2013 ... This brief overview of realism in American literature explains the basic
characteristics of the movement, touches on its roots in photography and ...
In this lesson, we will learn about Realism in American literature, how this new
literary movement grew out of Romanticism and what circumstances...
American Realism, Naturalism and Regionalism. 1865-1914. Historical Context.
The industrial revolution that took place at the end of the 19 th century changed ...