Essays on literature

These reviews of English writers include James’s stunning essay on Charles Dickens’s Our Mutual Friend, his provocative discussions of George Eliot, and his tough but appreciative estimates of Anthony Trollope, Matthew Arnold, Benjamin ...

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Henry James: Literary Criticism Vol. 2 (LOA #23)
Language: en
Pages: 1442
Authors: Henry James
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984-12-31 - Publisher: Library of America

Henry James, renowned as one of the world’s great novelists, was also one of the most illuminating, audacious, and masterly critics of modern times. This Library of America volume is one of two volumes of the most extensive collection of his critical writings ever assembled, with many pieces never before
Henry James: Complete Stories Vol. 1 1864-1874 (LOA #111)
Language: en
Pages: 975
Authors: Henry James
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-08-30 - Publisher: Library of America

“A dignified and impressive addition to your bookshelf that reveals James’s virtuoso performance in a genre he helped to define, refine and elevate.” — The Commercial Appeal This Library of America volume, the first of five of Henry James’s short fiction, brings together his first twenty-four published stories, thirteen never
James Fenimore Cooper: The Leatherstocking Tales Vol. 1 (LOA #26)
Language: en
Pages: 1347
Authors: James Fenimore Cooper
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985-07-01 - Publisher: Library of America

The five novels in The Leatherstocking Tales (collected in two Library of America volumes), Cooper's great saga of the American wilderness, form a pageant of the American frontier. Cooper's hero, Natty Bumppo, is forced ever farther into the heart of the continent by the advance of civilization that he inadvertently
Francis Parkman: France and England in North America Vol. 1 (LOA #11)
Language: en
Pages: 1504
Authors: Francis Parkman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983-07-04 - Publisher: Library of America

This Library of America volume, along with its companion, presents, for the first time in compact form, all seven titles of Francis Parkman’s monumental account of France and England’s imperial struggle for dominance on the North American continent. Deservedly compared as a literary achievement to Gibbon’s The Decline and Fall