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The Sense of the Past

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This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We be ...more
Hardcover, 358 pages
Published June 28th 1976 by A. M. Kelley (first published 1917)
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Before tackling this book and The American back-to-back recently, my only experiences with Henry James were reading Washington Square in fourth grade (thanks for believing in me, mom!) and sneering at The Portrait of a Lady during an unfortunate collegiate phase where anything pre-post-structuralist that Shakespeare didn’t write was dead to me. So I know I don’t know what I’m talking about here. But this book was so deliriously weird, I just have to talk anyway.

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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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