Under the Sunset (Classic Reprint)

Under the Sunset (Classic Reprint)

by William Dean Howells
     
 

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Undoubtedly it was the work of Bret Harte, bold in action, high in color, and simple in motive, which established an ideal of the Farthest West in literature. Europe, where he is still better known than any other American writer, still clings to that ideal; it keeps the fancy of the English as well as the Germans, the Russians, and the

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Excerpt from Under the Sunset

Undoubtedly it was the work of Bret Harte, bold in action, high in color, and simple in motive, which established an ideal of the Farthest West in literature. Europe, where he is still better known than any other American writer, still clings to that ideal; it keeps the fancy of the English as well as the Germans, the Russians, and the French. But American art, to which the West is better known with its changes from the gold-seeking days to those of the settled industries, has refined upon that ideal. Something vastly more complex speaks to us from both the hither and the thither slopes of the Sierras. The plains are conscious of their mysticism; the wild nature itself seeks a voice in the communion of savage man and savage beast.

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ISBN-13:
9781331223375
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/12/2015
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

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