ERIC Number: ED085718
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1963
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Henry James: A Collection of Critical Essays. Twentieth Century Views Series.
Edel, Leon, Ed.
One of a series of works aimed at presenting contemporary critical opinion on major authors, this collection includes essays by Leon Edel, Joseph Conrad, Max Beerbohm, Ezra Pound, Edith Wharton, Percy Lubbock, Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, Van Wyck Brooks, Edmund Wilson, E. M. Forster, William Troy, Pelham Edgar, Stephen Spender, Graham Greene, Austin Warren, Adeline Tintner, and Irving Howe--all dealing with the biography and literary work of Henry James. Designed for use by both literary critics and secondary and college teachers of English, this work would also be of value to undergraduate and graduate students of literature. Topics covered include an appreciation, the ghost stories, "The Ambassadors,""The Essential Novelist?" the private universe of Henry James, symbolic imagery, and "The Political Vocation." A chronology of important dates in James' life, a brief set of biographical notes on the contributors to this collection, and a selected bibliography, which also lists James' finished and unfinished novels and his other writings, complete the volume. (RB)
Descriptors: Authors, Biographies, English Instruction, Higher Education, Literary Criticism, Literature Appreciation, Nineteenth Century Literature, Novels, Secondary Education, United States Literature
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632 ($5.95 cloth, $1.95 paper)
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