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A Historical Guide to Henry James

Edited by John Carlos Rowe and Eric Haralson

Historical Guides to American Authors

  • Discusses the main cultural and historical issues of Henry James's life, devoting attention to his life in America and abroad
  • Excellent primer to the work of James, which includes brief biographical overview, bibliography of further reading, and illustrated chronology
  • Features an illustrated chronology allowing readers to get a sense of historical context for major works like Washington Square, The Golden Bowl, and Portrait of a Lady