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Henry James: The American Essays
By Leon Edel (editor)
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Publisher Princeton Univ Pr
Publication date October 1, 1990
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780691068220
ISBN-10 0691068224
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"No one, among American writers, was more contemporary or had a more powerful grasp of American history and American myth," writes Leon Edel of Henry James. This collection of James's essays on American letters, together with some of his miscellaneous writings on other American subjects, is a pivotal document in the reassessment of James as less cloistered--and more American--than previously supposed. James is relaxed and informal as he writes of Emerson, Hawthorne, Lowell, Godkin, Norton, and Howells: he is fondly recalling--but also criticizing--the cultural orthodoxy in which he was reared. The American Essays remarkably prefigures current efforts to revise and challenge the aesthetic idealism of the Emersonian tradition.




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