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Some Short Stories - a book by James, Henry

Some Short Stories

Some Short Stories( )
Author: James, Henry
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $5.95
Book Description:

A distinguished collection of short stories from The Master.


The Real Thing

The Story of It


Mrs. Medwin

Henry James was an extraordinarily accomplished and multifaceted writer throughout his almost 50 years, turning out short stories, novels, travel books, plays and thousands of letters, all notable for their literary wisdom and adroitness.

Throughout his stories, James examined certain themes that he often...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.37 Inches
Book Weight:0.67 Pounds
Author Biography
James, Henry (Author)
Henry James, American novelist and literary critic, was born in 1843 in New York City. Psychologist-philosopher William James was his brother. By the age of 18, he had lived in France, England, Switzerland, Germany, and New England. In 1876, he moved to London, having decided to live abroad permanently.

James was a prolific writer; his writings include 22 novels, 113 tales, 15 plays, approximately 10 books of criticism, and 7 travel books. His best-known works include Daisy Miller, The Turn of the Screw, The Portrait of a Lady, The Ambassadors, and The American Scene. His works of fiction are elegant and articulate looks at Victorian society; while primarily set in genteel society, James subtlely explores class issues, sexual repression, and psychological distress.

Henry James died in 1916 in London. The James Memorial Stone in Poet's Corner, Westminster Abbey, commemorates him.


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