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My Literary Passions

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ISBN-10: 1484893646

ISBN-13: 9781484893647

Edition: N/A

Authors: William Dean Howells

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My Literary Passions
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 5/5/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 118
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.30" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

William Dean Howells was born in Martin's Ferry, Ohio on March 1, 1837. He dropped out of school to work as a typesetter and a printer's apprentice. He taught himself through intensive reading and the study of Spanish, French, Latin, and German. He wrote a campaign biography of Abraham Lincoln in 1860. Lincoln appointed him U.S. consul in Venice, Italy in 1861 as a reward. After returning to the U.S. several years later, he became an assistant editor for The Atlantic Monthly, later becoming editor from 1871 to 1881. He also wrote columns for Harper's New Monthly Magazine and occasional pieces for The North American Review. As an editor and critic, he was a proponent of American realism.…