The Rise of Silas Lapham

The Rise of Silas Lapham

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A major American novel centring on a business man, "The Rise of Silas Lapham" (1885), explores the capitalist ethos of the American Gilded Age. It is also a novel of manners that shows the comic confrontation of old wealth and new riches. This edition, reprints the text, and offers the full explanatory more

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  • Paperback | 434 pages
  • 116 x 186 x 24mm | 181.44g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192823558
  • 9780192823557

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"Good to have a high quality, affordable paperback edition of this foundational text of the American realist movement."--Phillip Barrish, University of Texas at Austin"An excellent edition, clearly printed."--Dan Fineman, Occidental Collegeshow more

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