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An unprecedented collection of the literary criticism of Henry James (in two volumes, Vol. 1: Essays, American and English Writers; and Vol. 2: European Writers and Prefaces to the New York Edition). More than one-third never before collected in book form.
Hardcover, 1408 pages
Published December 31st 1984 by Library of America
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"Le Mal?" we exclaim; "you do yourself too much honour. This is not Evil; it is not the wrong; it is simply the nasty!"
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Yeah! His essays on Flaubert and Gautier are gems. To have them together with the Prefaces...yes!
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Henry James, OM, son of theologian Henry James Sr., brother of the philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James, was an American-born author, one of the founders and leaders of a school of realism in fiction. He spent much of his life in England and became a British subject shortly before his death. He is primarily known for a series of major novels in which he portrayed the ...more
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