Stops of Various Quills (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Stops of Various Quills (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by William Dean Howells

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This 1895 collection of verse, gorgeously illustrated by Howard Pyle, contains among other poems "The Bewildered Guest," "Midway," "From Generation to Generation," "The Burden," "Reward and Punishment," and "Friends and Foes." After losing his daughter a few years before, Howells proved with this collection that he was not an irrepressible optimist.

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ISBN-13: 9781411464131
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 12/12/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 120
File size: 4 MB
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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