A Traveler From Altruria (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

A Traveler From Altruria (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by William Dean Howells
     
 

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A visitor from a utopian republic encounters a group of Americans—including a novelist, a banker, a lawyer, and a minister—at a fashionable summer resort in this 1894 satirical portrait of American life and government by William Dean Howells. A companion novel, Through the Eye of the Needle, would follow in 1907.

Overview


A visitor from a utopian republic encounters a group of Americans—including a novelist, a banker, a lawyer, and a minister—at a fashionable summer resort in this 1894 satirical portrait of American life and government by William Dean Howells. A companion novel, Through the Eye of the Needle, would follow in 1907.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411440579
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
324
File size:
258 KB

Meet the Author


William Dean Howells (1837-1920) was an American novelist and critic.  He edited the Atlantic Monthly from 1871-1881, where he championed literary realism and advanced the careers of such important American writers as Mark Twain, Stephen Crane, and Henry James.  His best known novel is The Rise of Silas Lapham (1885).

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