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Henry Blake Fuller
novelist, short story writerwd:Q4493340
country of citizenship: United States of America
languages spoken, written or signed: English
award received: Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame
Henry Blake Fuller (January 9, 1857 – July 28, 1929) was a United States novelist and short story writer. He was born and worked in Chicago, Illinois. He is perhaps, the earliest novelist from Chicago to gain a national reputation. His exploration of city life was seen as revelatory, and later in his life he was perhaps the earliest established American author to explore homosexuality in fiction.
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