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Henry James"s The American

James Bert Scholes

Henry James"s The American

a study guide.

by James Bert Scholes

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Published by Shelley Pub. Co. in Bound Brook, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • James, Henry, 1843-1916. -- Examinations -- Study guides.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [85]-87.

    SeriesShelley"s study guides
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2116.A63 S35
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 87 p.
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5888392M
    LC Control Number63021510
    OCLC/WorldCa3689944

    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. Download The American free in PDF & EPUB format. Download Henry James's The American for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile.

    "The American" by Henry James is a romance for both people who love romances and those who do not. Set in late nineteenth century Paris, it combines a love story with the struggle between a new, wealthy American and an old, traditional French family over the lovely daughter of the s: The American: An authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism (A Norton critical edition) by Henry James and a great selection of related books, art .

    Harper & Brothers, New York, Very good copy of first American Edition of a book of travel writing by Henry James about his trip through the United States in Ten of the fourteen chapters of the book were published in the North American Review, Harper's and the Fortnightly Review in and Dark blue cloth with gilt. North American Literature Henry James English Public Domain content Except where otherwise noted, all the contents published in this website are in the Public Domain.


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Henry James, American novelist and literary critic, was born in in New York City. Psychologist-philosopher William James was his brother. By the age of 18, he had lived in France, England, Switzerland, Germany, and New England. Inhe moved to London, having decided to 5/5(1). Henry James Synopses: The American by Henry James is a standalone novel.

Christopher Newman is a self-made American millionaire ex-pat living in France. It is there that he falls in love with the beautiful aristocrat Claire de Bellegarde.

Her family, however, taken aback by his brash American manner, rejects his proposal of marriage. James, Henry, Title: The American Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Psychological fiction Subject: Love stories Subject: Widows -- Fiction Subject: Courtship -- Fiction Subject: Paris (France) -- Fiction Subject: Aristocracy (Social class) -- Fiction Subject.

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In his memoir A Small Boy and Others () Henry James recalls himself as a child in the New York of the early s—“I at any rate watch the small boy dawdle and gape again, I smell the cold dusty paint and iron as the rails of the Eighteenth Street corner rub his contemplative nose”—and finds in the memory of that moment “the very pattern and measure of all he was to demand: just.

Henry James (), born in New York City, was the son of noted religious philosopher Henry James, Sr., and brother of eminent psychologist and philosopher William James.

He spent his early life in America and studied in Geneva, London and Paris during his adolescence to gain the worldly experience so prized by his father.The American Introduction.

Long before American tourists had a reputation for wearing board shorts and fanny-packs to the Vatican, Henry James was trying to get a handle on what makes Americans tick.

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