This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
This first volume of Leon Edel's critically acclaimed biography of Henry James takes in James's boyhood and youth in New England, the 'passionate pilgrimage' to Europe and his life in America and the Europe until 1889. It was st this time that much of his best work was done, including 'The Portrait of a Lady', 'The Bostonians' and 'The Princess Casamissima'. Like Orwell and T S Eliot, Henry James was reluctant to open his life to biographers, but Professor Edel, in what amounts to an object-lesson in the art of biography, has masterfully uncovered the life of a man whose contribution, by precept and practice, to English literature was enormous.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Seller Inventory # GOR004569044
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR004583078
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, London, 1978. Paperback. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Volume 1 and Volume 2 .Two volume set. Seller Inventory # 043694