American Literature Association
35th Annual Conference
May 23-26, 2024
William Dean Howells and the Legacy of American Literary Realism
The William Dean Howells Society invites proposals for presentations that examine William Dean Howells’ contribution to American Literary Realism and his enduring influence on subsequent literary and cultural developments.
Potential approaches include but are not limited to:
Howells and American Literary Realism – Authors could examine Howells’ role in shaping and defining American Literary Realism, offering comparative analyses of his works with those of other realist writers.