Venetian Life (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Venetian Life (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by William Dean Howells

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Venetian Life (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) by William Dean Howells

At the outbreak of the Civil War, Howells was appointed United States consul in Venice, Italy. In Venetian Life, an utterly engaging travelogue, Howells revises a series of travel letters he had written about his experiences in Venice for the Boston Advertiser. Honest in its love for (yet discomfort in) Venice, it would be followed by Italian Journeys.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411453036
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 05/03/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 300
File size: 394 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

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).

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