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Brief Lives: Henry James

Hazel Hutchison

Published April 1st 2012
ISBN : 9781843919230
Paperback
112 pages
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Henry James is famed for the psychological depth of his characters and his remarkable ability to penetrate the inner life, yet the story of his own inner life remains curiously obscure—until nowThe best known facts about James—his illustrious,MoreHenry James is famed for the psychological depth of his characters and his remarkable ability to penetrate the inner life, yet the story of his own inner life remains curiously obscure—until nowThe best known facts about James—his illustrious, wealthy family and famous siblings- his prolific literary output with its numerous quirky female heroines- his long-term bachelorhood and the rumors that accompanied it- and his flamboyant adoption of British citizenship in 1915—have created a certain mythology surrounding the author. In this succinct new biography, Hazel Hutchison examines the man behind the writing. Exploring the authors life, works, and critical heritage, this fresh take on one of the central figures in the English canon is perfect for both the general reader as well as the James enthusiast.