Venetian Life

Venetian Life

by William Dean Howells

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Overview

Having been elected as a clerk in the House of Representatives in 1856, Howells gained a consulship in Venice after the election of 1860. On his return to America he wrote for several magazines and became assistant editor at the 'Atlantic Monthly'. In 1866 he published this account of his Venetian experiences before establishing himself as a novelist in the 1870s.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781117894614
Publisher: BCR (Bibliographical Center for Research)
Publication date: 03/11/2010
Pages: 438
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.89(d)

About the Author

W. D. Howells (1837-1920) is one of America's most important men of letters. In addition to writing such classics as The Rise of Silas Lapham (Norton, 1982) and Italian Journeys (Marlboro Books/Northwestern, 1999), Howells served as editor of the Atlantic Monthly and Harper's and authored novels, dramas, autobiographical works, and books of travel.

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