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The Resource Portrait of a novel : Henry James and the making of an American masterpiece, Michael Gorra

Portrait of a novel : Henry James and the making of an American masterpiece, Michael Gorra

Label
Portrait of a novel : Henry James and the making of an American masterpiece
Title
Portrait of a novel
Title remainder
Henry James and the making of an American masterpiece
Statement of responsibility
Michael Gorra
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A revelatory biography of the American master as told through the lens of his greatest novel
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gorra, Michael Edward
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, American
  • American fiction
  • James, Henry
  • James, Henry
  • James, Henry
Label
Portrait of a novel : Henry James and the making of an American masterpiece, Michael Gorra
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An old man in Rye -- A preparation for culture. The girl in the doorway ; A native of no country ; A superstitious valuation ; Along the Thames -- The marriage plot. Her empty chair ; Proposals ; An unmarried man ; A London life ; The envelope of circumstances -- Italian journeys. Bellosguardo hours ; Mr. Osmond ; Stranieri ; An uncertain terrain ; A Venetian interlude ; Fenimore -- Sex and serials, the Continent and the critics. Maupassant and the monkey ; The magazines ; The Roccanera ; The art of fiction -- Putting out the lights. The altar of the dead ; "I was perfectly free" ; Working in the dark ; The second chance ; Endgame
Control code
704876707
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 385 p.
Isbn
9780871406705
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Portrait of a novel : Henry James and the making of an American masterpiece, Michael Gorra
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An old man in Rye -- A preparation for culture. The girl in the doorway ; A native of no country ; A superstitious valuation ; Along the Thames -- The marriage plot. Her empty chair ; Proposals ; An unmarried man ; A London life ; The envelope of circumstances -- Italian journeys. Bellosguardo hours ; Mr. Osmond ; Stranieri ; An uncertain terrain ; A Venetian interlude ; Fenimore -- Sex and serials, the Continent and the critics. Maupassant and the monkey ; The magazines ; The Roccanera ; The art of fiction -- Putting out the lights. The altar of the dead ; "I was perfectly free" ; Working in the dark ; The second chance ; Endgame
Control code
704876707
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 385 p.
Isbn
9780871406705
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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