A Henry James Chronology (Author Chronologies) by E. Harden

By E. Harden

This new quantity within the writer Chronology sequence bargains an severe articulation of Henry James's biographical reports, that are provided amid the targeted unfolding of his innovative writing, and set within the higher context of ancient advancements that impinged upon his existence. Evoking the big variety of his studies with different people, his manifold stories of fellow artists in a number of fields, and his serious articulation of the paintings of writing fiction, this research unearths his significant effect upon next writers and scholars of fiction.

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The Huguenots in England [reviews of Samuel Smiles’s The Huguenots and Sarah Tytler’s The Huguenot Family in the English Village],” The Nation, 6: 32–33. “Father Lacordaire [review of the English translation of Père Chocarne’s The Inner Life of the Very Reverend Père Lacordaire],” The Nation, 6: 53–55. February “The Story of A Masterpiece [illus. W. J. Hennessy],” The Galaxy, 5: 133–43. “The Romance of Certain Old Clothes,” Atlantic Monthly, 21: 209–20. April “A Most Extraordinary Case,” Atlantic Monthly, 21: 461–85.

C. Swinburne’s] Chastelard,” The Nation, 2: 83–84. “[Charles Kingsley’s] Hereward,” The Nation, 2: 115–16. February 1 (Thu) 22 22 “A Landscape Painter,” Atlantic Monthly, 17: 182–202. “[Mrs. E. R. Charles’s] Winifred Bertram,” The Nation, 2: 147–48. “[Mrs. Gaskell’s] Wives and Daughters,” The Nation, 2: 246–47. “[Henry D. Sedley’s] Marian Rooke,” The Nation, 2: 247–48. March 1 (Thu) “[Mrs. Dinah M. Craik’s] A Noble Life,” The Nation, 2: 276. April 12 (Thu) “The Works of Epictetus [ed. Thomas Wentworth Higginson, trans.

III. North Devon,” The Nation, 15: 86–87. Writing to Grace Norton from Thusis, Switzerland, James tells of their having travelled through Switzerland and of their plans to visit Venice. [Letters 1: 293–95] “A Summer in Europe. IV. Wells and Salisbury,” The Nation, 15: 117–19. 1872 33 September 9 (Mon) 19 22 Writing to his parents from Botzen in the Austrian Tyrol, James reports that they have spent four days in Venice, especially enjoying Torcello and Florian’s, and one day at Verona, which he calls “one of the most interesting of Italian cities,” and are now on the way to Innsbruck, Munich, Strasburg, Paris, and London, from where his sister and aunt will return to America.

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