Henry James: The Middle Years: 1882-1895

  • Title: Henry James: The Middle Years: 1882-1895
  • Author: Leon Edel
  • ISBN: 9780380396696
  • Page: 473
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. The middle years of a writer's life are, perhaps, less talked about than the exciting beginnings of his early years, and the achieved satisfactions of his late ones. If the writer begins well but falls off, we may look at his middle years for explanations. If a writer begins well and ends better, we may not even see any middle to an apparently uninterrupted rise. The middle seems irredeemably transitional. Given the linearity of a biography, Edel's account of James's middle years does lens the t [...]

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    2. Attempting a six volume biography of Henry James is an ostensibly pretentious endeavor. It really is my idea of a good time. I'm enjoying the hell out of it. Leon Edel's prose flows like fiction, he's all thoroughness with his skillful tableaux, escaping the pratfall of burdened biography full of dry account and copious footnotes.Henry had an illustrious cadre of familiars providing many amusing anecdotes. One of my favorites from this volume concerns Whistler, the painter. A shipping magnate na [...]

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    3. These volume was a little less satisfying; perhaps its because James has already achieved his greatness, and during this time appeared to reach a bit of a plateau himself. There's a lot of interesting stuff but by the end, I was primarily motivated to move on to the next volume.

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