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Topic: Authors: HENRY JAMES


Photo of Henry James taken by H. Walter Barnett, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Brief biography 

Literary & topical timeline 

Bibliography of works

Dates: 1843-1916

Nationality: American

Literary Movements: 

Modernism c.1899-1945

Literary Periods: 

American Naturalistic and Symbolistic Period, 1900-1930

American Realistic Period. 1865-1900

Modernist Period, 1899-1945

James's contemporaries

George Eliot

Matthew Arnold

Emile Zola

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Ford Maddox Ford

Andre Gide

Joseph Conrad

Robert Louis Stevenson

Stephen Crane


William Dean Howells

Mark Twain

Edith Wharton

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Washington Square taken by Tony Hisgett from Birmingham, UK, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons.


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Essay on the life and works of Henry James, complete works and suggested reading bibliographies

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MLA International Bibliography is the definitive literary research database, indexing the most authoritative scholarship on Henry James from books and academic journals. MLA indexes and links to the entire JSTOR literary research collection as well as linking to many other full-text providers.

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