- William Dean,1837–1920, U.S. author, critic, and editor.
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“It was not merely the work in which he had constantly grown happier that he saw taken from him,” Howells notes.The Novel That Foretold the TNR Meltdown
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They got to Howells's about nine o'clock, and the refreshments were waiting.
He offered it to Howells because, he said, Howells had no morals anyway.
Howells's review of Sketches may be offered as a case in point.
Howells welcomed it for the Atlantic, and published it in June.
Howells wrote that he had read it twice, and that he could not put it out of his mind.