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'Indian Summer' by William Dean Howells

This is a story of Mr. Colville ,experiencing what we would call a mid-life crisis, and how we view the past upon reaching middle-age. Colville has left the ownership of a small Indiana newspaper after a failed run for Congress. 370 more words

Christmas Everyday by William Dean Howells


I, at first reading about Starbucks coffee, then a name pop out. A name who created a wonderful Christmas story in around the 18th Century. And here I googled the story and now sharing it out with you: 2,128 more words

Mark Twain Engraving

The Howells-Frechette Collection at Alfred University is an extensive collection of letters and memorabilia from aremarkable family. The material details the social, literary, artistic, and political life in the 19th and early 20th centuries in the United States and Canada as perceived through the eyes of William Cooper Howells (1807-1894) and his children and grandchildren, among whom where a U.S consul, a journalist, a translator/poet/artist, a newspaper editor, a novelist/critic, and a portrait painter. 158 more words


Born March 1, 1837: William Dean Howells of Martin's Ferry, Ohio.

Today is a big day here at Buckeyemuse. In addition to being the first day of the month when spring arrives in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s also William Dean Howells’ birthday. 198 more words