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Italian Hours (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

Italian Hours (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Henry James
 

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Nearly forty years of sojourning in James’s beloved Italy are remembered in his 1909 travel book. Venice, Rome, Tuscany, Florence, and other cities and countrysides come under the eye of a masterfully evocative observer and guide. His infatuation with Italy did not leave him blind to the issues the country faced in this true account—but there is no

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Nearly forty years of sojourning in James’s beloved Italy are remembered in his 1909 travel book. Venice, Rome, Tuscany, Florence, and other cities and countrysides come under the eye of a masterfully evocative observer and guide. His infatuation with Italy did not leave him blind to the issues the country faced in this true account—but there is no doubt he felt “the luxury of loving Italy.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411464179
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
11/29/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
646
Sales rank:
1,131,333
File size:
426 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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