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Henry James - American Writers 4

Henry James - American Writers 4: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1960
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    Henry James - American Writers 4
    Book Description:

    Henry James. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5184-9
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. Henry James
    (pp. 5-42)

    Henry James was the “largest” literary figure to come out of America during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He was not “large” as a Melville is large; he did not have Melville’s global vision, nor did he dream of epical landscapes. His largeness stemmed rather from the literary territories he annexed to the New World and the career he fashioned in two hemispheres. At a time when American literature was still young and certain of its writers were still sharpening their pens, Henry James crossed from the New World to the Old and was able to take his seat...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 43-48)