Author

Harold Frederic

Harold Frederic books and biography

Sponsored Links


The Market Place


By Harold Frederic
Novels

Download Details Report

Share this Book!
										   

Harold Frederic

Harold Frederic

Harold Frederic (August 19, 1856 - October 19, 1898) was an Anglo-American journalist and novelist of the realism school. Frederic was born in Utica, New York, was educated there, and took up journalism. He went to live in England as London correspondent of the New York Times in 1884 and was soon recognized for his ability both as a writer and as a talker. He wrote several early stories, but it was not until he published Illumination (1896), better known by its American title, The Damnation of Theron Ware, followed by Gloria Mundi (1898), that his remarkable gifts as a novelist were fully realized. They are considered classics of realism and rejecting romanticism and idealism.

He had a wife and five children, to whom he added a mistress and three more children. His mistress was a Christian Scientist who tried faith healing when he suffered a stroke in 1898, but it didn't work. She was tried on charges of manslaughter and acquitted.

Reference

This article incorporates text from the Encyclopędia Britannica Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the public domain.



This article might use material from a Wikipedia article, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.



Convert any Books to Kobo

* Notice to all users: You can export our search engine to your blog, website, facebook or my space.

message of the week Message of The Week

Bookyards Facebook, Tumblr, Blog, and Twitter sites are now active. For updates, free ebooks, and for commentary on current news and events on all things books, please go to the following:

Bookyards at Facebook

Bookyards at Twitter

Bookyards at Pinterest

Bookyards at Tumblr

Bookyards blog


message of the daySponsored Links