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A Hazard of New Fortunes - William Dean Howells

A Hazard of New Fortunes is an 1890 book by William Dean Howells, middle part of the March Family Trilogy. It’s considered the best work of the American realist author, well-received for its portrayal of people from different backgrounds in New York City. 877 more words


The Ghost of a Romance

Indian Summer
William Dean Howells

I was raised on classic romantic comedies. True, you couldn’t escape the endless stream of WWII movies in constant rerun, but if there was a choice Mom always picked the… 1,035 more words


A Modern Instance / William Dean Howells

This novel’s theme was shocking when it was first published in 1882. It deals with a topic that was not talked about in polite society, domestic infelicity. 290 more words

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