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Portrait of a Novel by Gorra, Michael
Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece
by Gorra, Michael
 
A revelatory biography of the American master, as told through the lens of his greatest novel. Traveling to Florence, Rome, Paris, and England, Gorra sheds new light on James's family, the European literary circles -- George Eliot, Flaubert, Turgenev -- in which James made his name, and the psychological forces that enabled him to create his most memorable female protagonist.
 
Published 2012 by Liveright, Hardcover, 416 Pages, ISBN: 9780871404084, ISBN-10: 0871404087, List Price $29.95.

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