The Quality of Mercy A Novel Part First

By: William Dean Howells
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Quality of Mercy: A Novel Part First" by William Dean Howells exemplifies American literature through its realistic portrayal of human nature and social commentary. Howells delves deep into the complexities of ethical conflict, moral dilemmas, and personal integrity, crafting characters with rich psychological depth and engaging in profound character development. Set against the backdrop of social class and family dynamics, the novel explores the intricacies of romantic relationships while examining the moral values that shape individuals' decisions. Through his astute observations of human behavior, Howells navigates the nuances of personal integrity and ethical choices, inviting readers to ponder the intricacies of moral dilemmas. With a keen eye for realism, Howells skillfully interweaves social commentary into the narrative, offering insights into the moral fabric of society. As characters grapple with ethical conflicts, the novel serves as a reflection of human nature and the challenges individuals face in navigating moral complexities. "The Quality of Mercy" stands as a testament to Howells' literary prowess, providing readers with a compelling exploration of morality and human behavior that resonates with timeless relevance.

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William Dean Howells

William Dean Howells (1837-1920) was an American novelist, literary critic, and editor who played a significant role in the development of American literature in the late 19th century. He was born in Ohio and worked as a printer's apprentice before becoming a journalist and eventually a fiction writer. Howells' most famous novels include "The Rise of Silas Lapham," "A Hazard of New Fortunes," and "The Minister's Charge." He was also an influential literary critic and editor, serving as the editor of The Atlantic Monthly from 1871 to 1881 and advocating for realism in literature. Howells was a friend and mentor to many writers of his time, including Mark Twain and Henry James. He also played an important role in promoting the works of African American writers, such as Paul Laurence Dunbar. Throughout his career, Howells was known for his social commentary and his concern for social justice. He was a strong advocate for women's rights and was active in the abolitionist movement before the Civil War. Overall, William Dean Howells was a key figure in the development of American literature in the late 19th century, and his contributions as a novelist, critic, and editor continue to be studied and appreciated today.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 132 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362205211
  • ISBN-13: 9789362205216
  • Item Weight: 198g
  • Dimension: 216 x 140 x 9.07mm
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Age: 13+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type: Fiction / Action & Adventure