Henry James: Major Stories And Essays: A Library Of America College Edition by Henry JamesHenry James: Major Stories And Essays: A Library Of America College Edition by Henry James

Henry James: Major Stories And Essays: A Library Of America College Edition

byHenry James

Paperback | September 1, 1999

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Henry James was the preeminent American writer of the late 19th century, a master of fiction who was also a subtle and audacious literary theorist. This volume brings together the most important of his short stories and novellas with his most significant critical writings. Selected from Library of America's authoritative five-volume edition of James's complete stories, the works collected here--among them "Daisy Miller," "The Aspern Papers," "The Beast in the Jungle," "The Turn of the Screw," and "The Great Good Place"--display his astonishing creative range, encompassing social comedy and supernatural horror, acute psychological portraiture and penetrating analysis of cultural conflict. A selection of James's criticism includes "The Art of Fiction," his declaration of the novelist's freedom, the celebrated preface to The Portrait of a Lady, and fascinating discussions of Hawthorne, Emerson, Whitman, Shakespeare, and Balzac.
Henry James (1843-1916), born in New York City, was the son of noted religious philosopher Henry James, Sr., and brother of eminent psychologist and philosopher William James. He spent his early life in America and studied in Geneva, London and Paris during his adolescence to gain the worldly experience so prized by his father. He live...
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Title:Henry James: Major Stories And Essays: A Library Of America College EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:705 pages, 7.75 × 5.1 × 1.15 inPublished:September 1, 1999Publisher:Library of AmericaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1883011752

ISBN - 13:9781883011758

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