Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: Sometimes, he wrote under the name of Stanton Page Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Born: January 9, 1857 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionFuller was born and raised in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationHenry Blake Fuller was an American novelist and short story writer. He was a leader in the flowering of Chicago literature in the 1890s. After finishing school, he traveled abroad and came to think that European culture was superior to American. He moved to Europe but returned to Chicago to take over the family business after his father died. His novel, The Cliff-Dwellers, set among residents of a Chicago skyscraper, is often identified as the first important American urban novel. His other Chicago fiction includes: With the Procession, On the Stairs, and Bertram Cope's Year as well as the short story collection Under the Skylights.
*''Bertram Cope's Year'', 1919 *''Not on the Screen'', 1930 *''On the Stairs'', Houghton Mifflin, 1918 *''The Chevalier of Pensieri-Vani'', 1890 *''The Cliff Dwellers'', 1893 *''The Last Refuge, A Sicilian Romance'', Houghton Mifflin, 1900 *''The New Flag'' *''The Puppet-Booth, Twelve Plays'', Century, 1896 *''Under the Skylights'', Appleton, 1901 *''Waldo Trench and Others, Stories of Americans in Italy'', Scribners Sons, 1908 *''With the Procession'', 1895