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Henry James : a Critical Biography.

Author: Rebecca West
Publisher: Newburyport : Open Road Media, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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The first book by distinguished novelist, journalist, and literary critic Rebecca West: a biography of Henry JamesSetting the standard for a century's worth of criticism, Rebecca West diagnosed Henry James as an American who "could never feel at home until he was in exile" in this slim, readable biography, published just a few months after his death in 1916. West boldly assesses Roderick Hudson as "not a good book,"  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
West, Rebecca.
Henry James : A Critical Biography.
Newburyport : Open Road Media, ©2014
Named Person: Henry James; Henry James
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca West
ISBN: 9781480477124 1480477125
OCLC Number: 892801734
Description: 1 online resource (134 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; I. The Sources; II. The International Situation; III. Transition; IV. The Crystal Bowl; V. The Golden Bowl; Bibliography; American Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Copyright.

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The first book by distinguished novelist, journalist, and literary critic Rebecca West: a biography of Henry JamesSetting the standard for a century's worth of criticism, Rebecca West diagnosed Henry James as an American who "could never feel at home until he was in exile" in this slim, readable biography, published just a few months after his death in 1916. West boldly assesses Roderick Hudson as "not a good book," and displays remarkable foresight in describing Daisy Miller as a "sad and lovely" book that "will strike each new generation afresh." An early advocate of feminist principles, she.

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