Heroines of Fiction (Volume I)

This two volume set includes heroines from the work of: George Eliot, Anthony Trollope, Thomas Hardy, Bret Harte, Jane Austen, Maria Edgeworth, Sir Walter Scott, Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Emily Bronte, William Makepeace Thackeray, and more. These studies of 19th century literature were by a leading critical light of the time. W. D. Howells was a contemporary, and close friend of, Mark Twain; and a respected and noted man of letters during the latter 19th- and early 20th-century. Many full page illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy, A. I. Keller, and others.