Travels with Henry James

Travels with Henry James

by Henry James (Author)
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"To travel with James in these pages is to take an unhurried vacation with a thoroughly seasoned, supremely cultivated, acutely intelligent companion. Our guide is a curious, engaged observer not only of landscapes and streets and cathedrals but also of paintings and plays and the characteristics -- national, social, and individual -- of the people we encounter at his side. This is a book to be read slowly, the better to absorb its sights and sounds, its insights and reflections." -- from the foreword by Hendrik Hertzberg

Brimming with charm, wit, and biting criticism, this new collection of travel essays reintroduces Henry James as a formidable travel companion. Whether for a trip to Lake George or an afternoon visit to an art exhibit in Paris, James will delight readers with his insights and make them feel nostalgic for places they've never been.

Book details

Contributors
Hendrik Hertzberg (Introduction author), Michael Anesko (Introduction author)
Publication date
October 24, 2016
Publisher
ISBN
9781568587769
Paper ISBN
9781568585772
File size
10 MB