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Henry James

Author (15-Apr-1843 — 28-Feb-1916)


Millicent Bell. Edith Wharton & Henry James: The Story of Their Friendship. G. Braziller. 1965. 384pp.

Daniel H. Borus. Writing Realism: Howells, James, and Norris in the Mass Market. University of North Carolina Press. 1989.

Peter Buitenhuis. The Grasping Imagination: The American Writings of Henry James. University of Toronto Press. 1970. 288pp.

C. B. Cox. The Free Spirit: A Study of Liberal Humanism in the Novels of George Eliot, Henry James, E. M. Forster, Virginia Woolf and Angus Wilson. Oxford University Press. 1963. 195pp.

Donald J. Greiner. Adultery In The American Novel: Updike, James, and Hawthorne. University of South Carolina Press. 1985.

Alan Holder. Three Voyages in Search of Europe: A Study of Henry James, Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot. University of Pennsylvania. 1966.

Jill M. Kress. The Figure of Consciousness: William James, Henry James, and Edith Wharton. Routledge. 2002. 268pp.

Klaus Lanzinger. Jason's Voyage: The Search for the Old World in American Literature: A Study of Melville, Hawthorne, Henry James, and Thomas Wolfe. New York: Peter Lang. 1989. 243pp.

Robert Charles Le Clair. Three American Travellers in England: James Russell Lowell, Henry Adams, Henry James. Greenwood Press. 1978. 223pp. Reprint of a 1945 dissertation.

Brian Lee. The Novels of Henry James: A Study of Culture and Consciousness. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1979. 123pp.

Jessica Levine. Delicate Pursuit: Discretion in Henry James and Edith Wharton. Routledge. 2002. 233pp.

Dan McCall. Citizens of Somewhere Else: Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry James. Cornell University Press. 1999. 200pp.

Kristin Pruitt McColgan. Henry James, 1917-1959: A Reference Guide. Boston: G. K. Hall. 1979.

Patricia McKee. Producing American Races: Henry James, William Faulkner, Toni Morrison. Duke University Press. 1999. 240pp.

Ralf Norrman. Wholeness Restored: Love of Symmetry as a Shaping Force in the Writings of Henry James, Kurt Vonnegut, Samuel Butler and Raymond Chandler. Peter Lang. 1998. 283pp.

Sheldon M. Novick. Henry James: The Young Master. New York: Random House. 1996.

Leland S. Person. Henry James and the Suspense of Masculinity. University of Pennsylvania Press. 2003. 206pp.

Dale E. Peterson. The Clement Vision: Poetic Realism in Turgenev and James. Kennikat Press. 1975. 157pp.

Robert B. Pippin. Henry James and Modern Moral Life. Cambridge University Press. 2001. 206pp.

Lyall H. Powers. Henry James and the Naturalist Movement. Michigan State University Press. 1971. 200pp.

Peter Rawlings. American Theorists of the Novel: Henry James, Lionel Trilling, Wayne C. Booth. Routledge. 2006. 171pp.

John Carlos Rowe. Henry Adams and Henry James: The Emergence of a Modern Consciousness. Cornell University Press. 1976. 254pp.

Robert F. Sayre. Examined Self: Benjamin Franklin, Henry Adams, Henry James. Princeton University Press. 1964. 212pp.

Miranda Seymour. A Ring of Conspirators: Henry James and His Literary Circle, 1895-1915. London: Scribner's. 2004.

Ilona Treitel. The Dangers of Interpretation: Art and Artists in Henry James and Thomas Mann. Garland. 1996. 316pp.

Roger Whitlow. Many Yankee Faces: Aspects of Modern Writing in the Work of Ernest Hemingway, Henry James, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Erskine Caldwell: With a Supplement. Dodd, Mead. 1975.


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  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  8. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  9. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.602)

  10. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.360)

  11. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.773)

  12. Webster's American Biographies (p.541)

  13. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.126)

  14. Twentieth Century Authors (p.713)

  15. Authors Today and Yesterday (pp.351-58)

  16. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.373)

  17. American Authors 1600-1900 (pp.410-13)

  18. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.106)

  19. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.519)

  20. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.369)

  21. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.256)

  22. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.341)

  23. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.486)

  24. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (p.488)

  25. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.275)

  26. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.8)

  27. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.239)

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