Houghton, William Stanley
William Stanley Houghton, 1881–1913, English dramatist. He was (1907–12) a critic for the Manchester Guardian. His plays, greatly influenced by Ibsen, include The Dear Departed (1908), The Younger Generation (1910), and his best work, Hindle Wakes (1912). He was one of the best of a group of realistic playwrights often called the Manchester school.
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