Book
English

Washington square

Henry James (author)
Title
Washington square
Author
Henry James
Language
English
Publisher
Oxford: Macmillan, 1999
63 : ill.
Note
Vereenvoudigde uitgave: 600 woorden
ISBN
0333755049 9780333755044

About Henry James

Henry James ((1843-04-15)15 April 1843 – (1916-02-28)28 February 1916) was an American author who became a British citizen in the last year of his life. He is 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 …Read more on Wikipedia