A Small Boy and Others (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

A Small Boy and Others (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Henry James
     
 

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Published in 1913, this autobiography by James tells of his childhood and adolescence in a wealthy and accomplished family. He zeros in on highs such as meeting Thackery and Dickens, or lows of feeling too ashamed to join other children dancing. James focuses his novelist's eye on the painfully shy but precociously gifted boy he once was, and the result is a

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Published in 1913, this autobiography by James tells of his childhood and adolescence in a wealthy and accomplished family. He zeros in on highs such as meeting Thackery and Dickens, or lows of feeling too ashamed to join other children dancing. James focuses his novelist's eye on the painfully shy but precociously gifted boy he once was, and the result is a self-portrait of rare honesty and critical judgment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411437418
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
419
Sales rank:
1,031,594
File size:
442 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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A Small Boy And Others 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
As a James fan, I am sure there is an interesting story here, but it is lost because the digital scan of the original is so poor.