Discovery of a genius

William Dean Howells and Henry James.
  • 207 Pages
  • 4.66 MB
  • English
Twayne Publishers , New York
James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Criticism and interpret
StatementCompiled and edited by Albert Mordell. Introd. by Sylvia E. Bowman.
ContributionsMordell, Albert, 1885- ed.
LC ClassificationsPS2124 .H66
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5823143M
LC Control Number61009852

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