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Henry James This Is The One Volume Edition Of A Famous Biography Of Henry James, Which Includes New Material Born In America, Henry James Was Educated Both There And In Europe Before Settling In London, Where He Was To Spend Most Of His Life, In 1876 His Novels Represent The Culmination Of The 19th Century Realist Tradition Of Austen, George Eliot, Flauberty And Balzac, And A Decisive Step Towards The Experimental Modernism Of Woolf And T.S Eliot His Works Often Focus Upon An Innocent American In Europe, And Assess The Qualities And Dangers Of Both American And European Culture At The Time, As Well As Showing Their Vast Differences.


About the Author: Leon Edel

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10 thoughts on “Henry James

  1. says:

    This is a great biography Henry James dined out like B B King toured relentlessly, unswervingly, exhaustingly, in one year over 200 times After stuffing his orifice with broiled warthog, steamed lark and pomegranite marinaded in brandy and garnished with something unspeakable he d stroll back home and dash off a chap


  2. says:

    All the James you want without having to read him.


  3. says:

    I don t think this is the text I m looking for What I want is the seven volume biography, each about 800 pages, that were part of the required reading for my defense.I started out grudgingly, and then got totally caught up It was like an intellectual soap opera When would James move to Englan...


  4. says:

    This is, if I m not mistaken, the condensed single volume edition of Edel s massive five fat volumes literary biography It s just what the doctor ordered I nicked one of the volumes last years, I think off some dusty shelves awhile bac...


  5. says:

    One of the best biographies I have read comparable to Deutscher s The Prophet.


  6. says:

    Essential, basic, the real thing for those who admire the writing of Henry James.


  7. says:

    This is a one volume abridgement of a five volume series on the life of Henry James Even though it is an abridgement, it is still a lengthy book that takes some effort to get through There is a lot of discussion of how various events and people in his life influenced his stories and writings He was a prolific author but it was interesting to see how the stories he wrote


  8. says:

    An indispensable biography for anyone who loves Henry James as much as I do While Edel is clearly a fan too how could you not be and write such a massive biography of the man this volume is the abridged version of Ed...


  9. says:

    This was kind of a mistake read.The book reads like a list of cocktail parties and social meetings James had from cradle to grave, but fails to include his thinking on the major issues of his day Sorry to say a wast of time tomb Its on the shelf now collecting dust


  10. says:

    Ho ho What s that Don t think I have the stones to get through the full five volumes before the summer s out We ll just see about that Perhaps you re forgetting how much I love this man AND his biggest biographer.


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