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).
Certain Delightful English Towns (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): With Glimpses of the Pleasant Country Betweenby William Dean Howells
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Exeter, Plymouth, Oxford, Southampton, London . . . readers will feel the pleasure of being in England upon reading William Dean Howells’s engaging travelogue of his visit there in the early 1900s. Originally published as individual essays in Harper’s Magazine, these charming travel vignettes are the perfect read for travelers and armchairs dreamers alike.
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