The American is a novel by Henry James, originally published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1876–77 and then as a book in 1877
The American is a novel by Henry James, originally published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1876–77 and then as a book in 1877. The novel is an uneasy combination of social comedy and melodrama concerning the adventures and misadventures of Christopher Newman, an essentially good-hearted but rather gauche American businessman on his first tour of Europe. Newman is looking for a world different from the simple, harsh realities of 19th-century American business
The American Scene is a book of travel writing by Henry James about his trip through the United States in 1904-1905.
The American Scene is a book of travel writing by Henry James about his trip through the United States in 1904-1905. The first book publication was in 1907, and there were significant differences between the American and the English versions of the book.
Henry James : Literary Criticism, Vol. 1: Essays, English and American Writers (Library of America). In addition to many literary classics, James composed a large canon of travel writings, much of which was written as a correspondent for The Nation. Henry James: Complete Stories 1874-1884 (Library of America). In the latest addition to its ongoing series, the Library of America here collects many of James's best travel pieces, such as "English Hours," "The American Scene," Italian Hours," and "A Little Tour of France.
Henry James brilliantly combines comedy, tragedy, romance, and melodrama in this tale of a wealthy American businessman in Paris
Henry James brilliantly combines comedy, tragedy, romance, and melodrama in this tale of a wealthy American businessman in Paris. Determined to marry Claire de Cintré, a scintillating and beautiful aristocrat, Christopher Newman comes up against the machinations of her impoverished but proud family in a dramatic clash between the Old World and the New. A co-production with the BBC, starring Diana Rigg, Matthew Modine, and Brenda Fricker.
Henry James's third novel is an exploration of his most powerful, perennial theme - the clash between European and American cultures, the Old World and the New. Christopher Newman, a 'self-made' American millionaire in France, falls in love with the beautiful aristocratic Claire de Bellegarde.
Henry James was not only a great novelist - he also wrote a great deal of entertaining non-fiction, producing . Episode 1: Europe versus America.
To mark the centenary of his death, these five anthologies reveal James through his letters, memoirs, essays and private notebooks. Was James English or American? The British tend to regard him as American, the Americans as British.
One of James’s early novels, The American plunges right in to one of the writer’s most enduring subjects, that of the innocent, or at least inexperienced, American abroad, seeking to come to terms with the social customs and conventions of an old European aristocracy (think of Daisy Miller, Portrait of a Lady, The Wings of the Dove and others). The aptly named Christopher Newman, having made a small fortune from business in California, has come to the Old World for the first time, determined to enlarge his experience by learning all he can of it.
Электронная книга "The American: American Literature", Henry James
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Henry James, American novelist and, as a naturalized English citizen from 1915, a great figure in. .Just before the American Civil War, the James family moved to New England. Before pursuing a career as a writer, James briefly attended Harvard Law School.
Henry James, American novelist and, as a naturalized English citizen from 1915, a great figure in the transatlantic culture. His fundamental theme was the innocence and exuberance of the New World in clash with the corruption and wisdom of the Old, as illustrated in such works as Daisy Miller. When did Henry James become a writer? Henry James’s first short story, A Tragedy of Error, was published anonymously in The Continental Monthly in 1864.