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Manuscript and Typescript Material Relating to Howells's "The Son of Royal Langbrith"

David J. Burrows


While no complete manuscripts of W. D. Howells' major novels are known to be in existence, the Rutgers University Library is fortunate in having purchased in 1946 two fragments of manuscript and typescript of a large portion of one of Howells's late important novels, "The Son of Royal Langbrith." Burrows describes how he uses this material and letters related to this novel in his project to edit a new edition of this work.

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