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  • The Rise of Silas Laphamby William Dean Howells

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    William Dean Howells' 1885 novel, The Rise of Silas Lapham tells the story of its protagonist's materialistic aspirations; his rise from rags to riches. Despite making a fortune in business, Silas feels he lacks social position; he banks on the marriage of his daughter to an aristocratic family to change this. But Silas faces a moral quandary... more...

  • A Traveler from Altruriaby William Dean Howells

    The Floating Press 1908; US$ 3.99

    This novel from popular nineteenth-century American author William Dean Howells features a visitor from a mysterious distant island known as Altruria. The contrast between the utopian island community and conditions in 1890s America provides remarkable insight into the social and cultural issues facing the country then -- and now. A must-read for fans... more...

  • Their Silver Wedding Journeyby William Dean Howells

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Author of the beloved novel The Rise of Silas Lapham, William Dean Howells is known as one of the foremost practitioners of the literary style known as realism. In Their Silver Wedding Journey, Howells provides a coda to his earlier novel, Their Wedding Journey, filling readers in on how the ensuing years have changed and shaped the couple at the center... more...

  • Their Silver Wedding Journeyby William Dean Howells

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Books for All Kinds of ReadersReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead™ are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible editions... more...

  • Modern Italian Poetsby William Dean Howells

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    In this book of criticism, Howells has discussed different Italian poets. He has reflected on the themes of their poetry and concluded that through the ages, Italian poetry has focused on themes of patriotism and love of the land. He has discussed particular poems in great detail and has given engrossing commentary upon them. more...

  • An Imperative Dutyby William Dean Howells

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    Through this narrative Howells has expressed his views on different social issues of his time. These include racism, industrialization and the ongoing conflict between Socialists and Capitalists. The work skilfully amalgamates all the different issues and presents a love that transcends social hurdles and prejudices. more...

  • My Literary Passionsby William Dean Howells

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    A splendid work of criticism that introduces us to Howell, the well-versed literary critic. He discusses the writings of various authors through the ages - for instance Cervantes, Shakespeare, Pope, Tolstoy - in great detail. His criticism is based on his in-depth study which makes the book highly informative. Truly enlightening! more...

  • My Mark Twainby William Dean Howells

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    In this works, Howells reflects on the personality of Mark Twain. Through his deep-rooted friendship with the man, he gives an engrossing insight into his life. With unique perspectives and idiosyncratic experiences, one of the most influential men has been portrayed. more...

  • Works of William Dean Howellsby William Dean Howells

    MobileReference.com 2011; US$ 3.99

    This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically, making it easier to access individual books. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked... more...

  • A Hazard of New Fortunesby William Dean Howells

    MobileReference.com 2011; US$ 3.99

    A Hazard of New Fortunes is a novel by William Dean Howells. First published in 1890, the book was well-received for its awareness of social injustice—indeed, the book, considered by many to be his best work, was one of three Howells had written with Socialist and Utopian ideals in mind; The Quality of Mercy in 1892, and An Imperative Duty in... more...