In addition to his eminence as a novelist, William Dean Howells was a prominent figure in the development of the American theater. He wrote the play, A Counterfeit Presentment in 1877. The comedy develops a slightly romantic and dramatic side as it follows the two main characters, Barlett and Cummings.
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About 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).