Dancing in Chains: The Youth of William Dean Howells

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- Dancing in Chains is far more than a sensitive biography (though it is surely that); it is also a model of psychologically informed social and cultural history. Olsen recognizes that psychic conflicts often play themselves out on a higher plane, that psychic and intellectual history are intertwined. He presents a wonderful nuanced picture of Howells.- --Jackson Lears, Rutgers University In this insightful study of the childhood and youth of William Dean Howells, Dancing in Chains demonstrates how the turbulent social ...

Dancing in Chains: The Youth of William Dean Howells 1992, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814761786

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Dancing in Chains: The Youth of William Dean Howells 1991, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814761724

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