Howellsian

The Howellsian
Information or announcements for The Howellsian should be sent to the editor, Paul Petrie.

The New Series of The Howellsian is peer-reviewed.

Howellsian Spr 2014–Vol 16 No 2

Pre-ALA Mini-Issue
Contents:

The 2013 Howells Essay Prize Winner:
Cristina D’Amico, “In Conversation with William Dean Howells’ A Traveler from Altruria (1894)……………………………….. 2

Howells Panels at the 2014 ALA Conference, Washington D.C. . . . . . . . . . . 8

Membership Information…………………………………………. .. 9

Howellsian Fall 2013–Vol 16 No 1
In This Issue:

  • Eminent Howellsians: An Interview with Professor Thomas Wortham . . . . . . . . . 2
  • Howells Essay Prize Competition
  • Call for submissions from presenters of Howells papers at the 2013 ALA Conference . . . . 3
  • Essay Abstracts
  • Papers delivered at the 2013 American Literature Association Conference, Boston . . . . . . 4
  • Minutes William Dean Howells Society Annual Meeting, May 2012 . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . .   7 Membership Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
  • “Society,” by W.D. Howells . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. . . . .  . . . . . . .. . . . …… . . . .  9
  • Call for Papers: Howells Panels at the 2014 ALA Conference, Washington D.C. .  . . . . . . ..  10
Volume 15, Numbers 1-2 (2012)
  • “Howells, Julian Hawthorne, and the Realism War,” by Gary Scharnhorst  2
  • Call for Howells Essay Prize Submissions from presenters of Howells papers at the 2012 American Literature Association Conference . . . . . . . . . . 3
  • Essay Abstracts Papers delivered at the 2012 American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
  • Call for Papers for Howells Panels at the 2013 ALA Conference, Boston . . 7
  • Minutes of the Howells Society Annual Meeting, May 2012. . 8
Volume 14, Numbers 1-2 (2011)
  • Howells Society Essay Prize: Call for Submissions for 2011 Competition, &
  • 2010 Prize Essay: Christine Holbo, ―Moral Suspension and Aesthetic Perspectivalism in Venice in Venice‖ . . . . 2
  • Minutes of the Howells Society Annual Meeting, ALA, May 2011. . . . . . . . . . . 8
  • Call for Papers for 2012 ALA Howells Panels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
  • Essay Abstracts from 2011 ALA Conference, Boston (and ALA 2010, San Francisco) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
  • Essay: Sanford Marovitz, ―The Awakening: H.D. Lloyd Sounds the Alarm for W.D. Howells in the Gilded Age . . . . . . . . 12
  • Membership & Renewal Form . . . . . . . 15
Volume 13, Number 1 (Summer 2010)
  • Howells Society Essay Prize
  • Minutes of the Howells Society Annual Meeting, 2010
  • Book Review: Mark Twain & Male Friendship, by Peter Messent. Review by Marcella Frydman
  • Howells Essay Abstracts from 2010 ALA, San Francisco
  • Call for Papers: Howells Panels at 2011 ALA, Boston
  • Membership & Renewal Form
  • From the Editor
Volume 12, Number 2 (Fall 2009)
  • Call for Papers Howells Society Panels at the 2010 ALA Conference, San Francisco
  • Abstracts—Howells Papers Presented at the 2009 ALA Conference, Boston
  • Review—Rob Davidson on William Dean Howells & the American Memory Crisis, by Lance Rubin
  • Review—Margaret Jay Jessee on “William Dean Howells”, by Sarah B. Daugherty, in Prospects for the Study of American Literature II
Volume 12, Number 1 (Spring 2009)
  • Call for submissions: WDHS Prize Essay 2009
  • WDHS Prize Essay 2008: “Consumption and Cannibalism in the Altrurian Romances of William Dean Howells” by Lance Rubin
  • WDHS Meeting Minutes from ALA 2009
  • “W.D. Howells Slept Here—The Golden Lamb Inn, Lebanon, OH” from Richard Ellington
  • Message from the Editor
Volume 11, Numbers 1 & 2 (2008)
  • Message from the Editor………………………………………………1
  • Editor Sought for The Howellsian………………………………..1
  • Update on the Howells Fellowship at the Houghton Library, Harvard University………………………..1
  • Join the Howells Listserv………………………………………………1
  • W.D. Howells Business Meeting……………………………………2
  • 2008 American Literature Association National Conference……………………………………………………..3
  • The Cowhiding in The Kentons:Late Howells and the Domestic Histories of Violence…………………………………….3
  • Smiling Aspects: Howells and the Domestication of Realism…………………………………………….3
  • Consumption and Cannibalism in the Altrurian Romances of William Dean Howells……………………………………………………4
  • “Something Strange and Foreign”:Integrating the Domestic Body in William Dean Howells’s The Rise of Silas Lapham…………5
  • “Well, we must stand it, anyway”: Exploring the Reappropriated Images of American Women in
  • Howells’s The Rise of Silas Lapham……………………………..5
  • William Dean Howells’s Narrative Instruction for Reading the Artificial Career Woman and the Authentic Domestic Woman………………………………………..6Call for Papers: Howells Panels at ALA 2009………………7
Volume 10, Number 2 (Fall 2007)
  • WDHS Events at ALA 2007: “A Banner Weekend in Boston” by Sanford Marovitz
  • Minutes from the WDHS Business Meeting
  • Howells Prize Essay: “Marriage and the American Medical Woman in Dr. Breen’s Practice” by Frederick Wegener (California State University at Long Beach)
  • Howells Memorial House in Danger of Being Sold
  • Book review by Riccarda Sagese: Venetian Nights, newly translated into Italian.
  • Abstracts from ALA Panels on Howells
Volume 10, Number 1 (Spring 2007)
  • Announcement of Tavern Club Dinner and Excursion to Kittery Point
  • ALA Panels
  • Howells Society Prize Essay: “Guilt by Dissociation; or, the Merciless Quality of The Quality of Mercy” by Michael Anesko ( Pennsylvania State University)
  • Book review by Elsa Nettels: Conscience and Purpose: Fiction and Social Consciousness in Howells, Jewett, Chesnutt, and Cather by Paul R. Petrie.
  • Howells Society Elections
Volume 9, Number 2 (Fall 2006)
  • Abstracts from Howells Sessions
  • Howells Dinner and Excursion to Kittery Point at ALA 2007
  • Book review by Sarah Daugherty: The Master and the Dean by Rob Davidson
  • Announcement of Howells Essay Prize Winner
  • Call for Papers for ALA 2007
Volume 9, Number 1 (Spring 2006)
  • Article: “William Dean Howells and Harold Frederic” by Patrick K. Dooley
  • WDHS activities and announcements:
    • Howells essay prize
    • New howells-l discussion list
  • Annotated bibliography of recent Howells criticism
  • The WDH Society web site (article)
Volume 8, Number 2 (Fall 2005)
  • Article: “Twain’s Whitter Birthday Speech and Howells” by Jerome Loving
  • Book review: William Dean Howells: A Writer’s Life, reviewed by Sarah Daugherty
  • Howells abstracts from ALA 2005
  • WDHS activities and announcements
Volume 8, Number 1 (Spring 2005)
  • Book excerpt: William Dean Howells: A Writer’s Life by Susan Goodman and Carl Dawson
  • WDHS activities and announcements
  • Howells sessions at ALA
  • Recent criticism on Howells

Old Series (Note: No Howellsians were published from 2002-2005)

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