Howells, W. D.
Howells [1837-1920] was an influential literary critic as well as an author of novels and plays. He also served as editor to the Atlantic Monthly. this work analyzes heroines of fiction including women characters found in Austen, Dickens, Bronte, Edgeworth, Burney, Ferrier, Opie, Radcliffe, Thackeray, Kingsley, Reade, Eliot, Trollope, more. Plates scattered throughout both volumes, various artists including H. C. Christy and A. I. Keller. Red and gold gilt lettering on green cloth. 2 vols. HB. Harper, London and NY. 1901. $50.00