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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English


  • James, Henry, 1843-1916.,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1924 ed. published by L. and V. Woolf at the Hogarth Press, London, which was issued as v. 3 of the Hogarth essays.

Statementby Theodora Bosanquet.
LC ClassificationsPS2123 .B6 1976b
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4902039M
ISBN 100848202880
LC Control Number76046949

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This COMPLETE NOTEBOOKS OF HENRY JAMES is complete with reproduction of various Notebook pages and photos of Henry James and his associates. It is such a great book, as a glimpse into the private work-life of a Master Craftsman, and as a study guide for you who are serious about the Art of Cited by: Henry James: The Writer and His Work Paperback – September 1, by Tony Tanner (Author) › Visit Amazon's Tony Tanner Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central Cited by: 6. The Bostonians is Henry James' most overtly political work and arouses a good deal of controversy for its satirical depiction of the feminist movement. Even at the time of its initial release the book was the subject of much discussion, receiving mixed reviews/5(59).   Cover of Henry James at Work, ; cover art by Vanessa Bell. Published by Virginia and Leonard Woolf’s Hogarth Press as the third of The Hogarth Essays, it was the only one of the thirty-five pamphlets to be hand-printed by the Woolfs themselves. Image courtesy of J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.

In his book, The Novels of Henry James, critic Edward Wagenknecht offers a strongly positive assessment in words that echo Theodora Bosanquet's: "To be completely great," Henry James wrote in an early review, "a work of art must lift up the heart," and his own novels do this to an outstanding degree More than sixty years after his death, the great novelist who sometimes professed to have . Henry James () was born on Ap to Henry James, Sr., and his wife, Mary Walsh Robertson. His older brother William was born in , and younger siblings Garth Wilkinson, Robertson, and Alice were born in , , and , respectively. Henry James was an American novelist and critic. During his lifetime he wrote 20 novels, tales, and 12 plays in addition to several volumes of travel writing and criticism. Today he is best remembered as the author of the novel The Portrait of a Lady () and the novella The Turn of the Screw (). The Wings of Dove () a beautifully written love story became a noted contribution of Henry James to American literature. However, he considered The Ambassadors () to be his best work. Another noted novella by Henry James is The Turn of the Screw which is a ghost story. Some of these Henry James’s novels have also been adapted to screen.

John Banville: Novels were never the same after Henry James It amazes me now that the book, surely James’s finest short work, seemed to me then dry and rather precious, and the prose almost. Henry James at Work Book Description: A new edition of the delightful memoir by James's longtime secretary, with a biographical essay and excerpts from her diaries. In his book, The Novels of Henry James, Edward Wagenknecht offers an assessment that echoes Theodora Bosanquet's: "To be completely great," Henry James wrote in an early review, "a work of art must lift up the heart," and his own novels do this to an outstanding degree Alma mater: Harvard Law School. Henry James at work. London, Printed and pub. by L. and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Henry James; Henry James; Henry James: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Theodora Bosanquet; Press Collection (Library of Congress).