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Henry James and H.G. Wells

Henry James Jr.

Henry James and H.G. Wells

a record of their friendship, their debate on the art of fiction, and their quarrel

by Henry James Jr.

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Published by R. Hart-Davis in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wells, H. G. -- 1866-1946.,
  • James, Henry, -- 1843-1916.,
  • Fiction -- Technique.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with an introduction by Leon Edel & Gordon N. Ray.
    ContributionsWells, H. G. 1866-1946., Edel, Leon, 1907-, Ray, Gordon N. 1915-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18969391M

      I n , while waiting for my novel about Henry James, Author, Author, to come out, I occupied myself by writing the introduction to a . Henry James saw in Wells the most gifted writer of the age, but Wells, having coined the phrase "the war that will end war" to describe World War I, became increasingly disillusioned and focused his attention on educating mankind with his bestselling Outline of History () and his later utopian works. Living until , Wells witnessed a /5().

    H. G. Wells's Biography English novelist, journalist, sociologist, and historian, whose science fiction stories have been filmed many times. H.G. Wells's best known works are THE TIME MACHINE (), one of the first modern science fiction stories, THE INVISIBLE MAN (), and THE WAR OF THE WORLDS ().   But the cruelest appraisal still belongs to H.G. Wells, who early in his writing life had been an acolyte to the older James. A novel by James, Wells wrote, is.

    H. G. Wells at the Internet Book List; H. G. Wells at Library of Congress Authorities, with catalogue records; Future Tense – The Story of H. G. Wells at BBC One – th anniversary documentary () "In the footsteps of H G Wells" at New Statesman – "The great author called for a Human Rights Act; 60 years later, we have it" ()Alma mater: Royal College of Science (Imperial . Simon J. James is Professor of Victorian Literature at the Department of English Studies, Durham University. He is the editor of The Wellsian, the peer-reviewed scholarly journal of the H.G. Wells Society. He has edited four H.G. Wells novels for the Penguin Classics, as well as George Gissing's Charles Dickens: A Critical : $


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Henry James (Ap –Febru ) and H.G. Wells (Septem –Aug ) were a generation apart, but had much in common — both championed freedom of speech, had strong political views, and wrote incisive social commentary; both were nominated for the Nobel Prize several times but never won. And yet, despite.

Henry James and H. Wells book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Henry James, OM, son of theologian Henry James Sr., brother of the philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James, was an American-born author, one of the founders and leaders of a school of realism in fiction.

He spent much of 4/5(7). Henry James and H.G. Wells. Everybody knows the famous remark by Wells: “It [any novel by James] is like a church lit but without a congregation to distract you, with every light and line focused on the high altar. And on the altar, very reverently placed, intensely there, is a dead kitten, an egg-shell, a bit of string”.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Henry James and H.G. Wells: a record of their friendship, their debate on the art of fiction, and their quarrel by Henry James Jr.; 17 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Correspondence, American Ghost stories, English.

Henry James OM (() 15 April – () 28 February ) was an American author, who became a British citizen in the last year of his life, regarded as a key transitional figure between literary realism and literary modernism, and is considered by many to be among the greatest novelists in the English was the son of Henry James Sr.

and the brother of renowned Alma mater: Harvard Law School. Wells vs James: fight (with words). Indeed, inHenry James and H.G. Wells, both men champions of free speech, both known for their social commentaries and strong political views (James is often described as a reactionary and social conservative; Wells described himself as a socialist), and both were absolutely committed to contrasting.

Henry James and H. Wells appear to have met in Three years earlier Wells had witnessed James's public discomfiture at the first night of Guy Domville, when the gallery booed the American novelist as he came out to take a bow before a fashionable London audience.

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Eliot, John Keats, Charles Baudelaire, Walter Scott, Daniel Defoe, Louisa. Wells, long-time friend and finally enemy of Henry James, once wrote, “For generations to come a select type of reader will brighten appreciatively to ‘The Spoils of Poynton,’ ‘The.

The long and "affectionately quarrelsome friendship" (88) between James and Wells ended suddenly in July when Henry James wrote to H. Wells, saying that he had received the copy of a new book that Wells had left for him at the Reform Club.

Mere living might suit others, but, as James told H. Wells in“It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.” Wharton addressed her letters to James as “Cher Maître” because she bowed to his mastery of form.

The stupefyingly prolific H. Wells published more than a hundred books and slept with “well over a hundred women in his lifetime.” “Author, Author,” Lodge took on Author: Christopher Benfey.

Posts about H.G. Wells vs. Henry James written by mikeingram Welcome to the second installment of our Spring of Spite. This week’s spiteful story is a Flannery O’Connor joint, from the collection Wise “Enoch and the Gorilla,” a put-upon young man is very, very excited about the chance to insult a famous ape, though things don’t turn out exactly how he’d.

Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: James, Henry, ; Format: Book; 1 v. Henry James and H. Wells | National Library of Australia.

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Of the more than one hundred books that H. Wells published in his lifetime, this is one of the most ambitious. Spanning the origins of the Earth to the outcome of World War I, A Short History of the World is an engrossing account of the evolution of life and the development of the human race.

Wells brings his monumental learning and penetrating historical insight to bear on the /5(2). Wells $ Widely regarded as the father of science fiction, H. Wells was also a prolific author of history, politics and social commentary, whose works from an early date were renowned for their outspoken socialist views.

H.G. Wells, Feminist Author Erika Harlitz-Kern. Author H.G. Wells (–) has left an indelible mark on popular culture through science fiction novels such as The Time.Read The Time Machine - H.G.

Wells - The Time Traveller, a dreamer obsessed with traveling through time, builds himself a time machine and, much to his surprise, travels overavailable on James and Wells ended suddenly in July when Henry James wrote to H. G. Wells, saying that he had received the copy of a new book that Wells had left for him at the Reform Club.

That book was Boon, which satirized James himself and parodied his fiction. Boon was Wells's response to James's criticism of him the year before.

James.