Bertrams Print On Demand, 2008 - 780 pages
This is the one-volume edition of a famous biography of Henry James, which includes new material. Born in America, Henry James was educated both there and in Europe before settling in London, where he was to spend most of his life, in 1876. His novels represent the culmination of the 19th-century realist tradition of Austen, George Eliot, Flauberty and Balzac, and a decisive step towards the experimental modernism of Woolf and T.S. Eliot. His works often focus upon an innocent American in Europe, and assess the qualities and dangers of both American and European culture at the time, as well as showing their vast differences.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing
So, let's recap. We started Volume One of the Henry James biography examining his childhood. Subsequent volumes traced his move to Europe and followed his social life as a freewheeling bachelor. By ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Schmerguls - LibraryThing
1158 Henry James: The Master 1901-1916, by Leon Edel (read 21 Apr 1972) This is the fifth and final volume of Edel's masterful biography. James died 28 Feb 1916. Really an excellent work, though I was ... Read full review