1922 Encyclopædia Britannica/Howells, William Dean
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Howells, William Dean
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HOWELLS, WILLIAM DEAN (1837-1920), American novelist (see 13.839), died in New York May 11 1920. In 1915 he received the gold medal of the National Institute of Arts and Letters for his work in fiction. To within a short time before his death he continued to contribute to the “Editor's Easy Chair” of Harper's Monthly. His later works included My Mark Twain (1910); Imaginary Interviews (1910); Parting Friends: A Farce (1911); Familiar Spanish Travels (1913); New Leaf Mills: a Chronicle (1913); The Seen and Unseen at Stratford-on-Avon: a Fantasy (1914); The Daughter of the Storage and Other Things in Prose and Verse (1916); The Leatherwood God (1916) and Years of My Youth (1916). In 1920 he edited with an introduction The Great Modern American Stories. He left unfinished Years of My Middle Life.