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William Dean Howells

author, critic, and playwright from the United States

1837   -   1920

movement: literary realism
genre: novel
country of citizenship: United States of America
native language: English
language of expression: English
occupation: journalist, novelist, essayist, playwright, writer, literary critic, biographer, science fiction writer, children's writer

William Dean Howells (; March 1, 1837 – May 11, 1920) was an American realist novelist, literary critic, and playwright, nicknamed "The Dean of American Letters". He was particularly known for his tenure as editor of The Atlantic Monthly, as well as for his own prolific writings, including the Christmas story "Christmas Every Day" and the novels The Rise of Silas Lapham and A Traveler from Altruria.
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21

A Hazard of New Fortunes

book by William Dean Howells

author: William Dean Howells

1890

A Modern Instance

book by William Dean Howells

author: William Dean Howells

1882

A Traveler from Altruria

book by William Dean Howells

author: William Dean Howells

1894

The Rise of Silas Lapham

novel by William Dean Howells

author: William Dean Howells

1885

The Sleeping Car

book by William Dean Howells

author: William Dean Howells

1883

Through the Eye of the Needle

book by William Dean Howells

author: William Dean Howells

1907

Three Villages

book by William Dean Howells

author: William Dean Howells

A Counterfeit Presentment

book by William Dean Howells

author: William Dean Howells

1877

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