Chronology of World, British and American Literature
Dostoevsky. Russian. 1846. Novel. Poor Folk. Epistolary. Hopeless love of poor timid clerk for poor woman who marries wealthy landowner.
Balzac. French. 1846. Novel. La Cousine Bette. Harsh old spinster masks frustration, bitterness behind façade of good will. Destroys romance.
Johnson Jones Hooper. American. 1846. Novel. Some Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs, Late of the