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First published in 1894, A Traveler from Altruria tells the story of a foreign visitor who presents the concept of a Utopian society. Howells hoped his novel would allow readers to confront the inconsistencies, imperfections, and injustices of Gilded Age America. Reprinted here as a historical document, the text is supported with a conprehensive introduction, chonology, and questions for consideration.

About the Author

David W. Levy is David Ross Boyd Professor of American Histoy at the University of Oklahoma. His special interest is American intellectual history. He has published Herbert Croly of the New Republic: The Life and Thought of an American Progressive (1985) and The Debate over Vietnam (1991) and is coeditor of the five-volume collection The Letters of Louis D. Brandeis (1972-1978) and of FDR's Fireside Chats (1992). Levy has won the University of Oklahoma Regents' Award for Superior Teaching and the Student Association's prize for outstanding teacher at the University of Oklahoma.

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  Foreword

  Preface

    

PART I.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312117993
Editor:
Levy, David W.
Introduction:
Levy, David W.
Editor:
Levy, David W.
Author:
Howells, William Dean
Author:
Levy, David W.
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Utopias
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Bedford Series in History & Culture
Series Volume:
19
Publication Date:
19960315
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
184
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.411 in

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