A Traveler from Altruria

A Traveler from Altruria

by William Dean Howells

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Overview

A Utopian novel originally serialised in The Cosmopolitan from November 1892 to October 1893, before appearing in book form in1894. The novel is a critique of unfettered capitalism and its consequences.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783337347543
Publisher: Bod Third Party Titles
Publication date: 04/17/2019
Pages: 326
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.73(d)

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.

Table of Contents


Foreword
Preface

PART I. INTRODUCTION: WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS AND HIS AMERICA

PART II. THE DOCUMENT

A Traveler from Altruria

APPENDICES

A Howells Chronology (1837-1920)
Questions for Consideration
Selected Bibliography

Index

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