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Henry James on culture : collected essays on politics and the American social scene

Author: Henry James; Pierre A Walker
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of eighteen articles by Henry James on the social and political issues of his day. It presents James' view of the possibility of an afterlife. It also includes James' only publication on  Read more...

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James, Henry, 1843-1916.
Henry James on culture.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607128335
Online version:
James, Henry, 1843-1916.
Henry James on culture.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)631988639
Named Person: Henry James; Henry James
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry James; Pierre A Walker
ISBN: 080322589X 9780803225893
OCLC Number: 39672067
Description: xliv, 226 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Essays about British geopolitics, 1878-1879 --
1. The British soldier --
2. The Afghan difficulty --
3. Review of Graf Bismarck und seine Leute während des Krieges mit Frankreich. Nach Tagebuchsblättern, by Moritz Busch --
4. The early meeting of Parliament --
5. The reassembling of Parliament --
Part II. Essays on gender and the American scene, 1904-1907 --
6. Henry James in the serene sixties --
7. The question of our speech --
8. The speech of American women --
9. The manners of American women --
Part III. metaphysical essay, 1910 --
10. Is there a life after death? --
Part IV. Writings on World War I, 1914-1917 --
11. The American Volunteer Motor-Ambulance Corps in France --
12. Henry Jame's first interview --
13. France --
14. The question of the mind --
15. Allen D. Loney - in memoriam --
16. Refugees in England --
17. The long wards --
18. Within the rim.
Responsibility: edited by Pierre A. Walker.
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"We can be grateful that Pierre Walker has brought together James's principal writings on the war from the final years of his life ..." --TLS, June 18, 1999

 
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