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The Rise of Silas Lapham

by William Dean Howells, Louis Auchincloss & Jason Courtmanche

The Rise of Silas Lapham was the first important novel to center on the American businessman and the first to treat its theme with a realism that foreshadowed the work of modern writers. In his story of one...


The Rise of Silas Lapham

by William Dean Howells

William Dean Howells' 1885 novel, The Rise of Silas Lapham tells the story of its protagonist's materialistic aspirations; his rise from rags to riches. Despite making a fortune in business, Silas feels he lacks...


Their Silver Wedding Journey: Complete

by William Dean Howells

Author of the beloved novel The Rise of Silas Lapham, William Dean Howells is known as one of the foremost practitioners of the literary style known as realism. In Their Silver Wedding Journey, Howells provides...


A Traveler from Altruria: Romance

by William Dean Howells

This novel from popular nineteenth-century American author William Dean Howells features a visitor from a mysterious distant island known as Altruria. The contrast between the utopian island community and conditions...


A Modern Instance

by William Dean Howells

This classic of American realism depicts a clash of old and new worlds. Its portrait of a failing marriage explores social and moral issues involving family life and women's traditional roles.


A Hazard of New Fortunes

by William Dean Howells

Set against a vividly depicted background of fin de siécle New York, this novel centers on the conflict between a self-made millionaire and a fervent social revolutionary-a conflict in which a man of goodwill...


A Sleep and a Forgetting

by William Dean Howells

Unless she was out of her mind there was no way of accounting for her behavior...

Nowhere in the prodigious output of William Dean Howells is there an example more poignant of his heart-felt dedication to the...


Indian Summer

by William Dean Howells

This is the tale of a love triangle between Americans on vacation in Florence. Theodore Colville is vacationing in Florence after a losing his career. He finds himself in a love triangle with a slightly younger...


The Rise of Silas Lapham

by William Dean Howells

William Dean Howell's richly humerous characterization of a self-made millionaire in Boston society provides a paradigm of American culture in the Gilded Age. After establishing a fortune in the paint business,...


A Pair of Patient Lovers

by William Dean Howells

William Dean Howells was an American realist author, literary critic, and playwright. Nicknamed "The Dean of American Letters", he was particularly known for his tenure as editor of the Atlantic Monthly as well...


A Modern Instance

by William Dean Howells

"A Modern Instance," the first full-scale study of infidelity and divorce in American fiction


A Belated Guest

by William Dean Howells

William Dean Howells (18371920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He wrote his first novel, Their Wedding Journey, in 1871, but his literary reputation really took off with the realist novel...


The Minister's Charge: The Apprenticeship of Lemuel Barker

by William Dean Howells

William Dean Howells (1837-1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He wrote his first novel, Their Wedding Journey, in 1871, but his literary reputation really took off with the realist novel...


The Young Contributor: From 'Literature and Life'

by William Dean Howells

William Dean Howells (1837-1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He wrote his first novel, Their Wedding Journey, in 1871, but his literary reputation really took off with the realist novel...


The Whole Family: A Novel by Twelve Authors

by William Dean Howells

A unique novel told in chapters, each one by a different author. The unusual project was conceived by William Dean Howells, an American realist author and literary critic. Howells had hoped Mark Twain would...


Venetian Life

by William Dean Howells

In 1860, W. D. Howells wrote a campaign biography of Abraham Lincoln. When Lincoln won the presidency, Howells was rewarded with the job of consul in Venice.He arrived there in 1862, aged twenty-five, and lived...


A Traveler from Altruria: A Romance

by William Dean Howells

First published in 1894, A Traveler from Altruria tells the story of a foreign visitor who presents the concept of a Utopian society. Howells hoped his novel would allow readers to confront the inconsistencies,...


The White Mr. Longfellow: From 'Literary Friends and Acquaintances'

by William Dean Howells

William Dean Howells (1837-1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He wrote his first novel, Their Wedding Journey, in 1871, but his literary reputation really took off with the realist novel...


Their Silver Wedding Journey

by William Dean Howells

A splendid work of criticism that introduces us to Howell, the well-versed literary critic. He discusses the writings of various authors through the ages - for instance Cervantes, Shakespeare, Pope, Tolstoy...


The Man of Letters as a Man of Business

by William Dean Howells

He can say that, as the thing is, unless he sells his art he cannot live, that society will leave him to starve if he does not hit its fancy in a picture, or a poem, or a statue; and all this is bitterly true....