Henry James: 40 Booksby Henry James
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This file includes: The Ambassadors, The American, The Aspern Papers, The Author of Beltraffio, The Awkward Age, The Beast in the Jungle, The Bostonians volume 1, The Bostonians volume 2, Confidence, The Coxon Fund, Daisy Miller, Embarrassments, Eugene Pickering, The Europeans, The Finer Grain, Georgina's Reasons, Glasses, The Golden Bowl, In the Cage, An International Episode, Italian Hours, The Lesson of the Master, A Little Tour of France, A London Life/ The Patagonia/The Liar/ Mrs. Temperly, Madame de Mauves, The Outcry, Pandora, Pension Beaurepas, Picture and Text, The Portrait of a Lady volume 1, The Portrait of a Lady volume 2, The Point of View, The Reverberator, Roderick Hudson, Sir Dominick Ferrand, Some Short Stories by Henry James, The Tragic Muse, The Turn of the Screw, Washington Square, What Maisie Knew, and The Wings of the Dove. According to Wikipedia: "Henry James (April 15, 1843 - February 28, 1916) was an American writer, regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. He was the son of Henry James, Sr., a clergyman, and the brother of philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James. James spent the last 40 years of his life in England, becoming a British subject in 1915, one year before his death. He is primarily known for a series of novels in which he portrays the encounter of Americans with Europe and Europeans. His method of writing from the point of view of a character within a tale allows him to explore issues related to consciousness and perception, and his style in later works has been compared to impressionist painting. James contributed significantly to the criticism of fiction, particularly in his insistence that writers be allowed the greatest possible freedom in presenting their view of the world. His imaginative use of point of view, interior monologue and possibly unreliable narrators in his own novels and tales brought a new depth and interest to narrative fiction. An extraordinarily productive writer, in addition to his voluminous works of fiction he published articles and books of travel, biography, autobiography, and criticism, and wrote plays, some of which were performed during his lifetime with moderate success. His theatrical work is thought to have profoundly influenced his later novels and tales."
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