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French Poets and Novelists (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

French Poets and Novelists (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Henry James
 

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Henry James was an illuminating and masterly literary critic. In this book, James examines the work of Honoré de Balzac, Gustave Flaubert, George Sand, and Charles Baudelaire, among others. His in-depth knowledge of the French language and the country’s authors makes for a stunning first book of criticism.

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Henry James was an illuminating and masterly literary critic. In this book, James examines the work of Honoré de Balzac, Gustave Flaubert, George Sand, and Charles Baudelaire, among others. His in-depth knowledge of the French language and the country’s authors makes for a stunning first book of criticism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411440142
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
418
Sales rank:
930,248
File size:
360 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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