|Author:||Henry James,Washington Irving,Jan Morris,David Sedaris,Peter Mayle,Thomas Jefferson,Mary McCarthy,Ezra Pound,Janet Flanner,Alice Leccese Powers|
|Subcategory:||Writing Research & Publishing Guides|
|Publisher:||Vintage; First Edition edition (March 11, 2003)|
|Other formats:||mbr mobi lrf lit|
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The American is a novel by Henry James, originally published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1876–1877 and then as a book in 1877. The novel is an uneasy combination of social comedy and melodrama concerning the adventures and misadventures of Christopher Newman, an essentially good-hearted but rather gauche American businessman on his first tour of Europe.
Henry James’s celebrated novel about a passionate New England feminist, her .
Henry James’s celebrated novel about a passionate New England feminist, her reactionary Southern gentleman cousin, and a charismatic young woman whose loyalty they both wish to possess goes so directly to the heart of sexual politics that it speaks to us with a voice as fresh and vital as when the book was first published in 1886. When Henry James chose to, as he did in The Princess Casamassima, he could write about the political turbulence of his era with astonishing excitement and directness.
Henry Adams, James Baldwin, Elizabeth Bishop, Mary Blume, James Fenimore Cooper, Charles Dickens . The food and the people, the culture and viniculture, the architecture and the expatriates, the pleasures (and frustrations) of France are described by intrepid travelers who also happen to be brilliant essayists, poets, and novelists.
The Jefferson Bible: The life and morals of Jesus of Nazareth.
Adam Gopnik is a staff writer at The New Yorker and author of the .
Adam Gopnik is a staff writer at The New Yorker and author of the best-selling Paris to th. American writers came to Paris as statesmen, soldiers, students, tourists, and sometimes they stayed as expatriates. This anthology ranges from the crucial early impressions of Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin to the latter-day reflections of writers as varied as James Baldwin, Isadora Duncan, and Jack Kerouac. Along the way we encounter the energetic travelers of the 19th century-Emerson, Mark Twain, Henry James-and the pilgrims of the 20th: Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald, E. E. Cummings, Cole Porter, Henry Miller.
English Shakespearean actor Henry Irving (1838–1905), manager of the Lyceum Theater, 1878–1902, dominated the London stage for many decades. 60. the Grosvenor Gallery] Commercial art gallery in London, 1877–90, which exhibited important works by English Aesthetic movement artists; James knew its founders, Sir Coutts (1824–1913) and Lady Blanche Lindsay (1845–1912). 5–36 Family of Darius.
Focusing on biographical portraiture, Charles Caramello argues that Henry James and Gertrude Stein performed biographical acts in two senses of the phrase: they wrote biography, but as a cover for autobiography. Constructing literary genealogies while creating original literary forms, they used their biographical portraits of precursors and contemporaries to portray themse Focusing on biographical portraiture, Charles Caramello argues that Henry James and Gertrude Stein performed biographical acts in two senses of the phrase: they wrote biography, but as a cover for autobiography.