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William D. Howells - American Writers 63

William D. Howells - American Writers 63: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

WILLIAM M. GIBSON
Copyright Date: 1967
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.ctttvbkf
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    William D. Howells - American Writers 63
    Book Description:

    William D. Howells. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5193-1
    Subjects: History
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  1. Front Matter (pp. 1-4)
  2. William D. Howells (pp. 5-44)

    As A journalist, poet, travel writer, critic, and novelist, W. D. Howells wrote professionally for nearly seventy years. In 1852, whenThe Blithedale Romanceappeared, Howells at the age of fifteen published his first poem; he was still writing a column forHarper’sin the year of his death, 1920, whenMain Streetburst upon the literary world. Achieving editorial power and a name before he was thirty, he came to know, or to interpret, justly on the whole, every American writer of four generations, the forgotten Melville excepted. He introduced to American readers a host of Continental novelists, at...

  3. Selected Bibliography (pp. 45-48)