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The Resource Portrait of a novel : Henry James and the making of an American masterpiece, Michael Gorra

Portrait of a novel : Henry James and the making of an American masterpiece, Michael Gorra

Label
Portrait of a novel : Henry James and the making of an American masterpiece
Title
Portrait of a novel
Title remainder
Henry James and the making of an American masterpiece
Statement of responsibility
Michael Gorra
Title variation
Henry James and the making of an American masterpiece
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes Henry James' family, the European literary circles he moved within, and the psychological forces at work when he created one of the most well-known and memorable female protagonists in literature
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10144139
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gorra, Michael Edward
Dewey number
  • 813/.4
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS2123
LC item number
.G68 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • James, Henry
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, American
  • James, Henry
  • American fiction
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Henry James and the making of an American masterpiece
Label
Portrait of a novel : Henry James and the making of an American masterpiece, Michael Gorra
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue : an old man in Rye -- pt. 1. A preparation for culture. The girl in the doorway -- A native of no country -- A superstitious valuation -- Along the Thames -- pt. 2. The marriage plot. Her empty chair -- Proposals -- An unmarried man -- A London life -- The envelope of circumstances -- pt. 3. Italian journeys. Bellosguardo hours -- Mr. Osmond -- Stranieri -- An uncertain terrain -- A Venetian interlude -- Fenimore -- pt. 4. Sex and serials, the continent and the critics. Maupassant and the monkey -- The magazines -- The roccanera -- The art of fiction -- pt. 5. Putting out the lights -- The altar of the dead -- "I was perfectly free" -- Working in the dark -- The second chance -- Endgame
Control code
2012013838
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 385 p.
Isbn
9780871404084
Lccn
2012013838
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Portrait of a novel : Henry James and the making of an American masterpiece, Michael Gorra
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue : an old man in Rye -- pt. 1. A preparation for culture. The girl in the doorway -- A native of no country -- A superstitious valuation -- Along the Thames -- pt. 2. The marriage plot. Her empty chair -- Proposals -- An unmarried man -- A London life -- The envelope of circumstances -- pt. 3. Italian journeys. Bellosguardo hours -- Mr. Osmond -- Stranieri -- An uncertain terrain -- A Venetian interlude -- Fenimore -- pt. 4. Sex and serials, the continent and the critics. Maupassant and the monkey -- The magazines -- The roccanera -- The art of fiction -- pt. 5. Putting out the lights -- The altar of the dead -- "I was perfectly free" -- Working in the dark -- The second chance -- Endgame
Control code
2012013838
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 385 p.
Isbn
9780871404084
Lccn
2012013838
Other physical details
ill.

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