Book Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket
Edition: Fourth Printing
Publisher: Philadelphia, New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, c1972.
A Fourth printing in Very Good- condition that has some light soiling marks and aging to the boards in a Very Good dust-jacket that has some wear around the edges and soiling. There is an adhesive residue mark on the front pastedown.
Leon Edel's Henry James: The Master is the first full-length biography of James in nearly seventy years. It is the first comprehensive study to focus exclusively on James's writing, illustrating how his novels and short stories reflect his complex and ever-evolving view of American life.
Edel offers a unique and comprehensive exploration of James's life and work, looking at his family, friends, and contemporaries, as well as his literary predecessors and contemporaries. He shows how James's writing is constantly evolving, responding to the political, social, and intellectual currents of his time.
Edel has written a lively and comprehensive biography of one of America's most important and influential writers.; 8vo; 591 pages.