Life at High Tide

By: Ed. Henry Mills Alden and William Dean Howells
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Life at High Tide" by Henry Mills Alden and William Dean Howells immerses readers in the enchanting world of coastal living, where maritime culture intertwines with the complexities of New England society. Through rich prose and compelling characters, the authors deliver a poignant social commentary on wealth disparity, community dynamics, and economic shifts prevalent in the coastal regions. Amidst seafaring adventures and romantic escapades, the narrative unfolds with a focus on human resilience and character development against the backdrop of breathtaking natural beauty. Through a lens of literary realism, Alden and Howells skillfully weave environmental themes and nautical symbolism, inviting readers to contemplate the interconnectedness between humanity and the sea. Set against the ever-changing tides of life, "Life at High Tide" captures the essence of coastal existence, portraying the struggles and triumphs of individuals navigating the turbulent waters of society. As the story unfolds, readers are transported to a world where the salt air fills the senses, and the rhythms of the ocean echo the ebb and flow of human experience.

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Ed. Henry Mills Alden and William Dean Howells

Henry Mills Alden (1836-1919) was a distinguished American editor and author, best known for his long tenure as the editor of "Harper's Magazine." His work significantly influenced American literature and publishing in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In addition to his editorial work, Henry Mills Alden was also an author. He wrote several books, including:" The Study of Death" (1895): This philosophical and theological exploration of death and the afterlife reflects Alden's deep intellectual and spiritual interests. "God in His World" (1890): This book presents Alden's thoughts on the relationship between humanity, nature, and the divine, blending theology with natural philosophy. Alden's writing was characterized by its reflective and often philosophical nature, exploring profound themes with a thoughtful and contemplative style. William Dean Howells (1837-1920) was a prominent American realist author, literary critic, and editor. He is often referred to as the "Dean of American Letters" due to his influential role in shaping American literature during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Howells is best known for his realistic novels, which depict the everyday lives of ordinary people. His works often explore social issues, class dynamics, and the moral complexities of contemporary life. "A Modern Instance" (1882): This novel explores the theme of divorce, a controversial subject at the time, and is considered one of the first American novels to tackle this issue. "The Rise of Silas Lapham" (1885): Perhaps his most famous work, this novel examines the life and moral dilemmas of a self-made businessman, capturing the complexities of American society and the conflicts between material success and ethical values. "A Hazard of New Fortunes" (1890): This novel addresses social and economic issues in the rapidly growing city of New York, highlighting the disparities between the wealthy and the poor.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 132pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363058670
  • ISBN-13: 9789363058675
  • Item Weight: 171.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 7.67mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary