The Portrait of a Lady
Henry James (1843-1916) was an American-born author, one of the founders and leaders of a school of realism in fiction. 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.
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A Portrait of a Lady is in reality a portrait of 10 or 12 people. They are all so carefully drawn with their strengths and their foibles. Each of them seem to live compromised lives, lives compromised ... Read full review
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I both love and hate "The Portrait of a Lady." It's so incredibly *frustrating* that I find rereads quite painful--Isabel, why are you such an idiot? But when you consider how sexually repressed poor ... Read full review
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