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The author of the book: Henry James
Date of issue: September 1st 1999
ISBN: 1883011752
ISBN 13: 9781883011758
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 7.91 MB
Edition: Library of America

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Stories:
Daisy Miller: A study --
An international episode --
The Aspern papers- -
The real thing- -
The middle years- -
The figure in the carpet- -
The turn of the screw- -
The great good place- -
The beast in the jungle- -
The jolly corner- -
Essays:
Walt Whitman: review of drum-taps from Hawthorne: from II. Early Manhood: "I have said that Hawthorne was an observer of small things"- -
V. The three American novels- -
The art of fiction- -
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Review of A memoir of Ralph Waldo Emerson, by James Elliot Cabot- -
The question of the opportunities- -
The lesson of Balzac- -
William shakespeare: Introduction to the Tempest- -
Preface to The portrait of a lady.

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Ebook Henry James: Major Stories and Essays read Online! 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 encounter of America with Europe. His plots centered on personal relationships, the proper exercise of power in such relationships, and other moral questions. His method of writing from the point of view of a character within a tale allowed him to explore the phenomena of consciousness and perception, and his style in later works has been compared to impressionist painting.
James insisted that writers in Great Britain and America should be allowed the greatest freedom possible in presenting their view of the world, as French authors were. His imaginative use of point of view, interior monologue and unreliable narrators in his own novels and tales brought a new depth and interest to realistic fiction, and foreshadowed the modernist work of the twentieth century. An extraordinarily productive writer, in addition to his voluminous works of fiction he published articles and books of travel writing, biography, autobiography, and criticism,and wrote plays, some of which were performed during his lifetime with moderate success. His theatrical work is thought to have profoundly influenced his later novels and tales.


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