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American Critical Archives : Henry James: The Contemporary Reviews Series Number 7 - Kevin J. Hayes

American Critical Archives

Henry James: The Contemporary Reviews Series Number 7

By: Kevin J. Hayes (Editor)

Paperback Published: 14th April 2011
ISBN: 9780521155403
Number Of Pages: 504

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Henry James: The Contemporary Reviews presents the most thorough gathering of newspaper and magazine reviews of James' work ever assembled. This collection also reprints many rarely seen notices written by the most important women reviewers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Each chapter ends with a checklist of additional reviews not presented here. The introduction surveys the major themes of the reviews and also shows how they personally influenced James and his work.

Review of the hardback: 'The most complete collection yet published of contemporary British and American magazines and newspaper reviews of James's writings. ... The introduction develops a valuable overview of James's contemporary critical reception and his own shifting and ambivalent response to reviews. This indispensable volume will be of permanent value to James' studies.' The Henry James Review
"All libraries serving serious students of litertaure should have these volumes." Q. Grigg, Choice
"...[Henry James: The Contemporary Reviews] is more generally useful than its predecessors....[Hayes] improves upon them by printing the full texts of reviews (`overlong quotations' have been `abbreviated'), appending checklists of additional reviews for each book, and, in general, offering the `most thorough gathering' of newspaper and magazine reviews of James's fiction `ever assembled.'" Rayburn S. Moore, Resources for American Literary Study

Series editor's preface
Introduction
Roderick Hudson
The American
The Europeans
Daisy Miller
Confidence
Washington Square
The Portrait of a Lady
The Bostonians
The Princess Casamassima
The Reverberator
The Aspern Papers
The Tragic Muse
Spoils of Poynton
What Maisie Knew
The Two Magics (including 'The Turn of the Screw')
The Awkward Age
The Sacred Fount
The Wings of the Dove
The Ambassadors
The Golden Bowl
The American Scene
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521155403
ISBN-10: 0521155401
Series: American Critical Archives
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 504
Published: 14th April 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.7