Bibliography - James, Henry
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born - 15 April 1843, 2 Washington Place, New York
died - 28 February 1916, Cheyne Walk, Chelsea

Publications

The Letters of Henry James, edited by Percy Lubbock, published 1920 (2 volumes, London: Macmillan & Co.) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries

Sussex and the U.S.A., 2nd series. 8 - Henry James, by David McLean, published 1931 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. V no. 11, article, pp.758-762) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2310] & The Keep [LIB/500174]

Theatre and friendship : some Henry James letters, by Elizabeth Robins, published 1932 (311 pp., London: Cape) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries

Henry James in Sussex, by H. M. Walbrook, published 1938 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. XII no. 3, article, pp.185-187) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2317] & The Keep [LIB/500183]

Henry James: The Untried Years, 1843-1870, by Leon Edel, published 1953 (350 pp., New York: J. B. Lippincott Company)

Henry James: The Conquest of london 1870-1881, by Leon Edel, published 1962 (465 pp., New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, ISBN-10: 0380396513)

Henry James: The Middle Years 1882-1895, by Leon Edel, published 1962 (408 pp., New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, ISBN-10: 0380396696)

The story of Lamb House, Rye : the home of Henry James, by H. Montgomery Hyde, published 1966 (83 pp., Rye: Adams of Rye) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries

The Fiction of Henry James. A Reader's Guide, by S. Gorley Putt, published 1968 (Harmondsworth: Penguin) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries

Henry James: The Treacherous Years, 1895-1900 v. 4, by Leon Edel, published October 1969 (353 pp. & 12 plates, London: Hart-Davis, ISBN-10: 0246985992 & ISBN-13: 9780246985996) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries

Henry James: The Master 1901-1916, by Leon Edel, published February 1972 (591 pp., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ISBN-10: 0397007337 & ISBN-13: 9780397007332)

Letters of Henry James. Vol 1 1843-1875, by Leon Edel, published 1975 (xxxvii + 493 pp., London: Macmillan, ISBN-10: 0333172345 & ISBN-13: 9780333172346) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries

The story of Lamb House, Rye : the home of Henry James, by H. Montgomery Hyde, published 1975 (revised edotion, 94 pp., National Trust) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries

Who's Who in Henry James, edited by Glenda Leeming, published 1 July 1976 (viii + 120 pp., London: Elm Tree Books, ISBN-10: 0241894255 & ISBN-13: 9780241894255) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

The Life of Henry James. Vol 1, by Leon Edel, published 1977 (867 pp., Harmondsworth: Penguin, ISBN-10: 0140551174 & ISBN-13: 9780140551174) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries

The Life of Henry James. Vol 2, by Leon Edel, published 1977 (837 pp., Harmondsworth: Penguin)   View Online

Letters of Henry James. Vol 2 1875-1883, by Leon Edel, published 1978 (xv + 438 pp., London: Macmillan, ISBN-10: 0333180453 & ISBN-13: 9780333180457) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries

The Notebooks of Henry James, edited by F. O. Matthiesson, published 15 September 1981 (456 pp., Unversity of Chicago Press, ISBN-10: 0226511049 & ISBN-13: 9780226511047) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries
Abstract:
For other novelists the value of Henry James's Notebooks is immense and to brood other them a major experience. The glow of the great impresario is on the pages. They are occasionally readable and endlessly stimulating, often moving and are ocasionally relieved by a drop of gossip. -V. S. Pritchett, New Statesman "The Notebooks take us into his study, and here we can observe him, at last, in the very act of creation at his writing table". -Leon Edel, Atlantic Monthly "A document of prime importance". -Edmund Wilson, New Yorker

Henry James: A Life, by Leon Edel, published September 1987 (London: Harpercollins, ISBN-10: 0060914327 & ISBN-13: 9780060914325)
Abstract:
Even as fascinating a subject as Henry James's life is more inviting in one vol ume than in five, and the wealth of de tail and incident in Edel's new one-vol ume abridgement of his multi-volume biography gives no sense of omission. Edel's revision and tightening are skill ful, particularly in the condensed dis cussion of the James family and the ex panded commentary on Henry James's personal relations and celibacy.

A Ring of Conspirators: Henry James and His Literary Circle, 1895-1915, by Miranda Seymour, published 1 September 1988 (228 pp., London: Hodder and Stoughton, ISBN-10: 0340332395 & ISBN-13: 9780340332399) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries
Abstract:
An account of how the great American writer Henry James, author of "The Turn of the Screw" and "The Bostonians" among many others, attracted the literary fraternity of his age to his house in Rye, Sussex. His visitors included H.G.Wells, Stephen Crane, Ford Madox Ford and Joseph Conrad.

A Private Life of Henry James, by Lyndall Gordon, published 2 September 1999 (xi + 500 pp., London: Vintage, ISBN-10: 0099386119 & ISBN-13: 9780099386117) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries
Abstract:
Lyndall Gordon investigates the writer's relations with two remarkable women who were close to him, and traces their effect and influence in his work. Both these women haunted James, his elusive friendship with Constance Fenimore Woolson, who died in 1894, echoed his mysterious relationship with Minnie Temple, who died twenty years earlier.

A Bibliography of Henry James, edited by Leon Edel, published December 1999 (Third editiion, 428 pp., Oak Knoll Press, ISBN-10: 1584560053 & ISBN-13: 9781584560050)

The Uncollected Henry James: Newly Discovered Stories, edited by Floyd R. Horowitz, published 26 November 2004 (xv + 319 pp., London: Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd, ISBN-10: 0715633325 & ISBN-13: 9780715633328) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries
Abstract:
More than two decades of research, study, and literary detection lie behind this treasury of stories by one of the undisputed giants in the field of American fiction. In The Uncollected Henry James Professor Floyd Horowitz offers a collection of tales that he has authenticated to be the work of the prodigiously gifted Henry James. The author of such celebrated novels as The Portrait of a Lady, The Golden Bowl, The Wings of the Dove, and The Ambassadors, James is also justly remembered for his novellas and scores of short stories. And there may indeed be scores more, as this important volume shows. Published anonymously or under noms de plume in magazines like nineteenth-century New York's favourite The Knickerbocker, Frank Leslie's Lady's Magazine, The National Magazine, and The Continental, a Civil War propaganda magazine, these previously uncollected pieces represent both apprentice work and early stories that already bear the mark of Jamesian artistry. Written in a period of more than ten years before James's first signed fiction appeared (in 1865) and readily accepted by the publishers and editors among his father's excellent connections, these uncovered stories add significantly to the James canon.

Lions at Lamb House: Freud's "Lost" Analysis of Henry James, by Edwin M. Yoder, published 1 September 2007 (239 pp., New York: Europa Editions, ISBN-10: 1933372346 & ISBN-13: 9781933372341) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries
Abstract:
In 1908, an Austrian psychiatrist visits southern England at the urgent request of a Boston colleague, who fears his brother's intention to rewrite his early novels may be the sign of debilitating neuroses. The Austrian doctor is Sigmund Freud. The Boston psychologist is William James, and the novelist is his brother Henry. Over ten days, the worlds of psychology and literature collide-giving rise to this charming novel of ideas.

Portrait of a novel : Henry James and the making of an American masterpiece , by Michael Gorra, published 2012 (384 pp., New York: Liveright, ISBN-10: 0871404087 & ISBN-13: 9780871404084) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries
Abstract:
Henry James (1843-1916) has had many biographers but Michael Gorra has taken an original approach to this great American progenitor of the modern novel, combining elements of biography, criticism and travelogue in re-creating the dramatic backstory of James's masterpiece, 'portrait of a Lady' (1881).

Henry James: His Women and His Art, by Lyndall Gordon, published 1 November 2012 (xiii + 528 pp., London: Virago, ISBN-10: 1844088928 & ISBN-13: 9781844088928) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries
Abstract:
James's friendship with Constance Fenimore Woolson ended in 1894 when he tried to drown a boatload of her dresses in the Venetian lagoon; she had fallen to her death three months before. It was an elusive friendship that echoed his mysterious relationship with Minny Temple who had died twenty years earlier. From their graves, these two women haunted his imagination and his fiction, inspiring the creation of his heroines.