Henry James

James in 1910 Henry James ( – ) was an American author, who became a British citizen in the last year of his life, regarded as a key transitional figure between literary realism and literary modernism, and is considered by many to be among the greatest novelists in the English language. He was the son of Henry James Sr. and the brother of renowned philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James.

He is best known for a number of novels dealing with the social and marital interplay between émigré Americans, English people, and continental Europeans. Examples of such novels include ''The Portrait of a Lady'', ''The Ambassadors'', and ''The Wings of the Dove''. His later works were increasingly experimental. In describing the internal states of mind and social dynamics of his characters, James often made use of a style in which ambiguous or contradictory motives and impressions were overlaid or juxtaposed in the discussion of a character's psyche. For their unique ambiguity, as well as for other aspects of their composition, his late works have been compared to impressionist painting.

His novella ''The Turn of the Screw'' has garnered a reputation as the most analysed and ambiguous ghost story in the English language and remains his most widely adapted work in other media. He also wrote a number of other highly regarded ghost stories and is considered one of the greatest masters of the field.

James published articles and books of criticism, travel, biography, autobiography, and plays. Born in the United States, James largely relocated to Europe as a young man and eventually settled in England, becoming a British subject in 1915, one year before his death. James was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1911, 1912 and 1916. Provided by Wikipedia
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1962
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1963
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1897
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1879
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1880
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1879
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1882
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1885
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1879
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1880
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1923
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1966
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1968
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1964
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1957
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1949
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1951
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1960
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by James, Henry, 1843-1916
Published 1979
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