By E. Harden
This new quantity within the writer Chronology sequence bargains an extreme articulation of Henry James's biographical stories, that are offered amid the particular unfolding of his resourceful writing, and set within the higher context of historic advancements that impinged upon his existence. Evoking the wide variety of his studies with different humans, his manifold experiences of fellow artists in a number of fields, and his severe articulation of the paintings of writing fiction, this research finds his significant impression upon next writers and scholars of fiction.
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Swiss Notes,” The Nation, 15: 183–84. Writing to William from Paris, James looks forward to spending three weeks in Paris with Alice and Aunt Kate. Continuing his letter on the 28th, he mentions seeing the Tweedies, the Nortons, and the J. R. ” [Letters 1: 298–301] October 9 (Wed) 15 “Guest’s Confession,” Atlantic Monthly, 30: 385–403. They arrive in London, which James finds “the same terrible great murky Babylon as ever. Blood-drenched Paris seemed as a glittering bauble beside it. … And oh! ” [Letters 1: 304–06] Alice and Aunt Kate leave Liverpool for America on the Algeria, after almost five months in Europe, and James sets off for Paris, where he sees Emerson and the Lowells.
9. Writing to W. D. Howells, James sends the first part of “Eugene Pickering,” saying that “the Atlantic shall have the best things I do,” but explaining that he cannot publish his fiction exclusively in that periodical: “It’s a mere money question. The Atlantic can’t publish as many stories as I ought 38 A Henry James Chronology 14 and expect to be writing. ” [Letters 1: 424] Writing to Grace Norton, who has returned with her brother and his family to Cambridge, James says: “I feel forever how Europe keeps holding one at arm’s length, and condemning one to a meagre scraping of the surface.
31 James leaves Rome to join his brother in Florence, William having had to leave Rome after a malarial attack. [Letters 1: 423] 1874 January 1 (Thu) 8 9 “The Autumn in Florence,” The Nation, 18: 6–7. “The Last of the Valerii,” Atlantic Monthly, 33: 69–85. “Howells’[s] Poems,” The Independent, p. 9. Writing to W. D. Howells, James sends the first part of “Eugene Pickering,” saying that “the Atlantic shall have the best things I do,” but explaining that he cannot publish his fiction exclusively in that periodical: “It’s a mere money question.