The Europeansby Henry James, Ian Campbell Ross
THE EUROPEANS concerns an expatriate American, Eugenia, and her artist brother, Felix Young. Eugenia is the morganatic
Henry James was born in 1843 and lived until 1916. He was a dominant figure in American letters, and rose above the wealth and affluence of his inherited circumstances to build for himself a meaningful life as one of our greatest prose stylists.
THE EUROPEANS concerns an expatriate American, Eugenia, and her artist brother, Felix Young. Eugenia is the morganatic wife of a German prince, but she is to be repudiated in favor of a state marriage; thus she leaves for Boston to make an appropriate match of her own.
Meet the Author
Susan M. Griffin is Professor of English and Distinguished University Scholar at the University of Louisville, Fulbright Senior Scholar, and Editor of the Henry James Review. She is co-editor with Willian Veeder of The Art of Criticism: Henry James on the Theory and the Practice of Fiction (1986), author of The Historical Eye: The Texture of the Visual in Late James (1991), editor of Henry James Goes to the Movies (2002) and All a Novelist Needs: Colm Tóibín on Henry James (2010), and co-editor with Alan Nadel of The Men Who Knew Too Much: Henry James and Alfred Hitchcock (2012).
- Date of Birth:
- April 15, 1843
- Date of Death:
- February 28, 1916
- Place of Birth:
- New York, New York
- Place of Death:
- London, England
- Attended school in France and Switzerland; Harvard Law School, 1862-63
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