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Meaning in Henry James
Henry James rebelled intuitively against the tyranny and banality of plots. Believing a life to have many potential paths and a self to hold many destinies, he hung the evocative shadow of what might have been over much of what he wrote. Yet James also realized that no life can be lived--and no story written--except by submission to some outcome. The limiting conventions o ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published January 1st 1993 by Harvard University Press
(first published September 16th 1991)
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