Telling lives, the biographer's art

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University of Pennsylvania Press, 1979 - Biography & Autobiography - 151 pages
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Marc Pachter
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About the author (1979)

Among his many accomplishments over some forty years devoted to James scholarship, Leon Edel is the author of the monumental five-volume "Life of Henry James", which won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. He is Citizens Professor of English at the University of Hawaii.

Marc Pachter is Director of the National Portrait Gallery. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

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