WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS - AMERICAN REALIST AUTHOR

March 1st. Celebrating the birthdate of author William Dean Howells (1837-1920).



He wrote more than 40 novels and story collections and played an important part in the rise of the American Realist movement.

"Tomorrow I shall be sixty-nine, but I do not seem to care. I did not start the affair, and I have not been consulted about it at any step." William Dean Howells from Brainyquote.com

Photo courtesy of PBS: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americannovel/timeline/howells.html 

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