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386 words, approx. 2 pages
The American journalist Richard Harding Davis (1864-1916) was also a fiction writer and dramatist whose swashbuckling adventures were popular with the American public.Richard Harding Davis was born in... Read more
1,904 words, approx. 7 pages
Richard Harding Davis is principally remembered as a popular romancer of the 1890s and early 1900s. The bulk of his writing was designed to please and titillate the popular readership, and, until his ... Read more
7,581 words, approx. 26 pages
Richard Harding Davis was one of the most colorful, daring, and attractive figures in journalism in the late 1800s and early 1900s; he was also highly competent, honest, and dependable. Because of his... Read more
5,038 words, approx. 17 pages
Richard Harding Davis once said that "There is no training for a novelist as thorough as that received in the local room of a daily newspaper." Davis served just such an apprenticeship at newspapers i... Read more
3,230 words, approx. 11 pages
Richard Harding Davis, managing editor of Harper's Weekly from 1890 to 1893 and for all his writing career a steady contributor to the evolving literature of the American magazine, was the first nativ... Read more
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Richard Harding Davis may be better remembered in late-twentieth-century America for being the son of novelist Rebecca Harding Davis than he is for his own literary accomplishments. In late-nineteenth... Read more