English Hours (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

English Hours (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Henry James
     
 

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A must-read for travelers, Anglophiles, and fans of Henry James. These engaging essays capture the wonder and pleasure of James’s first experiences in England, the country that later became his adopted home for half a century. Lively vignettes take the reader from the city to the country to the seaside, each one brimming with James’s insights and sparkling

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A must-read for travelers, Anglophiles, and fans of Henry James. These engaging essays capture the wonder and pleasure of James’s first experiences in England, the country that later became his adopted home for half a century. Lively vignettes take the reader from the city to the country to the seaside, each one brimming with James’s insights and sparkling prose.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411441040
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
444
Sales rank:
440,889
File size:
283 KB

Meet the Author

Henry James (1843-1916) was born in America but after forty years in England became a British subject in 1915.  A consummate prose stylist and innovator, possessed of acute psychological discernment, James took the art of the novel to rarefied heights in such masterworks as The Turn of the Screw and The Golden Bowl, helping to pioneer literary realism.


Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
April 15, 1843
Date of Death:
February 28, 1916
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Place of Death:
London, England
Education:
Attended school in France and Switzerland; Harvard Law School, 1862-63

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