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Henry James Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 106 works in 167 publications in 1 language and 16,193 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Records and correspondence  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Essays  Bildungsromans  Travel writing 
Classifications: PS2120, 813.4
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Most widely held works by Henry James Collection (Library of Congress)
The letters of Henry James by Henry James( Book )

2 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from America by Rupert Brooke( Book )

2 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel diaries of the author's travels in the United States and Canada
The Oxford book of American essays by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

1 edition published in 1914 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Franklin and Emerson to Whitman and Roosevelt, Brander Matthews expertly selected 32 essays on topics literary, political and humorous spanning over a century of this form's development in America
English hours by Henry James( Book )

4 editions published in 1905 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of James's travel essays on English towns and villages, first published in American periodicals in the late nineteenth century
The novels and tales of Henry James by Henry James( Book )

in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little tour in France by Henry James( Book )

5 editions published between 1885 and 1900 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I am ashamed to begin with saying that Touraine is the garden of France; that remark has long ago lost its bloom. The town of Tours, however, has some thing sweet and bright, which suggests that it is sur- rounded by a land of fruits. It is a very agreeable little city; few towns of its size are more ripe, more complete, or, I should suppose, in better humor with themselves and less disposed to envy the responsibili- ties of bigger places
The question of our speech; The lesson of Balzac; two lectures by Henry James( Book )

2 editions published in 1905 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James delivered these two lectures, one at the 1905 graduation of Bryn Mawr College and the second at the Contemporary Club of Philadelphia, also in 1905
The middle years by Henry James( Book )

2 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this incomplete and fragmented autobiography that was published posthumously, James discusses his encounters with well-known writers and his first impressions of London
The ivory tower by Henry James( Book )

2 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1914, Henry James began work on a major novel about the immense new fortunes of America's Gilded Age. After an absence of more than twenty years, James had returned for a visit to his native country; what he found there filled him with profound dismay. In The Ivory Tower, his last book, the characteristic pattern underlying so much of his fiction - in which American "innocence" is transformed by its encounter with European "experience"--Receives a new twist: raised abroad, the hero comes home to America to confront, as James puts it, "the black and merciless things that are behind the great possessions."" "James died in 1916 with the first three books of The Ivory Tower completed. He also left behind a "treatment," in which he charted the further progress of his story. This fascinating scenario, one of only two to survive among James's papers, is also published here together with a striking critical essay by Ezra Pound."--Jacket
Notes on novelists, with some other notes by Henry James( Book )

2 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume by American author, Henry James, contains an essay on George Sand's writing and literary legacy
Essays in London and elsewhere by Henry James( Book )

2 editions published in 1893 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1893 volume offers the eminent author's collection of essays written in and about London
A small boy and others by Henry James( Book )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written when James was 70, "A Small Boy and Others" is a dramatic monologue on a young boy's search for "the aesthetic clue." James finds his evidence in the refined reconstructions of his family life, his imagination, his travel, and his memories of the streets and neighborhoods of 19th-century New York. "A Small Boy and Others" is a very personal study of fate, memory, and the wonder of youthful conciousness and curiosity. It is also a love letter of sorts to New York City in the third quarter of the 19th century
A writer's recollections by Humphry Ward( Book )

2 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The awkward age, a novel by Henry James( Book )

1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London society takes its toll on a young girl unprepared for the corruptions of the "coming out" season
A landscape painter by Henry James( Book )

2 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En El Paisajista, Henry James apela al recurso del diario intimo para contar la historia de un hombre de fortuna que tras un desencuentro amoroso con una dama de sociedad se recluye en una humilde cabaña de la costa de Nueva Inlgaterra con el fin de dedicarse a pintar el bucolico paisaje del lugar. Alli conocera a una bella joven, hija del pescador que le alquila la casa, de quien se enamorara perdidamente. Fiel a su estilo, James matiza el relato con finos toques de humor e inesperados giros argumentales
The odd number : thirteen tales by Guy de Maupassant( Book )

1 edition published in 1889 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 13 short stories including "The Necklace" and "The Piece of String."
Notes on life and letters by Joseph Conrad( Book )

1 edition published in 1921 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herein Conrad discusses a variety of authors and issues, including politics, race, the Russian Revolution, etc. Insight is provided into Conrad's world view
Edwin Austin Abbey, royal academician : the record of his life and work by E. V Lucas( Book )

1 edition published in 1921 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American scene by Henry James( Book )

3 editions published between 1904 and 1907 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rejsebeskrivelse fra USA omkring det 20. århundredes begyndelse
The better sort by Henry James( Book )

1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Henry James Coll (Library of Congress)

James Collection (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress. Henry James Collection

Languages
English (38)