In a comment on an earlier post, Mark Mossa mentioned that he lives down the way from a home in which William Dean Howells lived, and that his Master's thesis was on Harold Frederic, a friend of Howells.
Frederic's name didn't bring anything immediately to mind, so I've been browsing -- and stumbled across this wonderful contemporary book review of Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage. (Also this snippet from Random House on one of Frederic's books.) Gotta love the Internet.
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