Italian Tales - Henry James

Italian Tales - Henry James

Italian Tales - Henry James



Italian tales James, Henry. Bon état - 3.40 € Ajouter au panier. Présentation en anglais HENRY JAMES (1843-1916) Italian Tales The Aspern Papers The Diary of a Man of Fifty Travelling Companions "Our mornings were, of course, devoted to churches and galleries, and in the late afternoon we passed and repassed along the Grand Canal or betook ourselves to the Lido. By …

HENRY JAMES . PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 1909 . PREFACE . The chapters of which this volume is composed have with few . exceptions already been collected, and were then associated . with others commemorative of other impressions of (no very . extensive) excursions and wanderings. The notes on various . visits to Italy are here for the first time exclusively placed . …

The charm of certain vacant grassy spaces, in Italy, overfrowned by masses of brickwork that are honeycombed by the suns of centuries, is something that I hereby renounce once for all the attempt to express; but you may be sure that whenever I mention such a spot enchantment lurks in it.' —Henry James In these essays on travels in Italy written from 1872 to 1909, Henry Jam

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Italian Hours is a book of travel writing by Henry James published in 1909. The book collected essays that James had written over nearly forty years about a country he knew and loved well. James extensively revised and sometimes expanded the essays to …

Henry James OM (() 15 April 1843 – () 28 February 1916) was an American author who became a British citizen in the last year of his life. He is regarded as a key transitional figure between literary realism and literary modernism and is considered by many to be among the greatest novelists in the English language. He was the son of Henry James Sr. and the brother of …

James, Henry, 1843-1916: Italian Hours (Gutenberg text) James, Henry, 1843-1916: The Ivory Tower (based on the 1917 posthumous edition) (HTML with commentary at the Ladder) James, Henry, 1843-1916: The Jolly Corner (Gutenberg text) James, Henry, 1843-1916: The Lesson of the Master (Gutenberg text) James, Henry, 1843-1916, contrib.: Letters From America, by Rupert Brooke (Gutenberg text) James ...

—Henry James In these essays on travels in Italy written from 1872 to 1909, Henry James explores art and religion, political shifts and cultural revolutions, and the nature of travel itself. James's enthusiastic appreciation of the unparalleled aesthetic allure of Venice, the vitality of Rome, and the noisy, sensuous appeal of Naples is everywhere marked by pervasive regret for the disappearance of the past and …

Henry James (1843 – 1916) Henry James, OM (April 15, 1843-February 28, 1916), son of Henry James Sr. and brother of the philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James, was an American-born author and literary critic of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He spent much of his life in Europe and became a British subject ...

Traveling often throughout his long and productive life, Henry James wrote fiction and travel literature about Americans in Europe and Europeans in America during the great epoch of transatlantic tourism and exchange in the second half of the 19th century. Born to a family of writers in New York City before the Civil War, he died in London during World War I, a …

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Henry James OM ( 15 April 1843 – 28 February 1916) was an American-British author regarded as a key transitional figure between literary realism and literary modernism, and is considered by many to be among the greatest novelists in the English language. He was the son of Henry James Sr.

Henry James was born in New York City into a wealthy, intellectually inclined family. His father, Henry James Sr., was interested in various religious and literary pursuits. In his youth James traveled with his family back and forth between Europe and America. He studied with tutors in Geneva, London, Paris and Bonn.

From an early age James read, criticized and learned from the classics of English, American, French, Italian, German and (in translation) Russian literature. In 1864 he anonymously published his first short story, A Tragedy Of Error, and from then on devoted himself completely to literature.

In December 1883 Macmillan and Company of London published James’s first collection of travel sketches to appear in Great Britain. The American printing, from the Macmillan plates, was published in January 1884 by James R. Osgood of Boston with a different introductory note.

James toured and worked steadily, especially in England and Italy, for the next two years, completing several tales and much of his second novel, Roderick Hudson (1875), which he finished after his return to the United States in September 1874.

In his youth James traveled with his family back and forth between Europe and America. He studied with tutors in Geneva, London, Paris and Bonn. At the age of 19 he briefly and unsuccessfully attended Harvard Law School, but he much preferred reading and writing fiction to studying law.

The next published of the three novels, The Golden Bowl (1904) is a complex, intense study of marriage and adultery that completes the "major phase" and, essentially, James's career in the novel. The book explores the tangle of interrelationships between a father and daughter and their respective spouses.

From the beginning James conceived of The American Scene (1907) as a unified book based on travel notes he had made during a lecture tour in the United States that lasted from late August 1904 until early July 1905.

James also published articles and books of criticism, travel, biography, autobiography, and plays. Born in the United States, James largely relocated to Europe as a young man and eventually settled in England, becoming a British subject in 1915, one year before his death.

In 1864 the James family moved to Boston, Massachusetts to be near William, who had enrolled first in the Lawrence Scientific School at Harvard and then in the medical school.

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