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Critical companion to Henry James

a literary reference to his life and work

by Eric L. Haralson

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Published by Facts On File, Inc. in New York, NY .
Written in English

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  • James, Henry, -- 1843-1916 -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEric Haralson and Kendall Johnson.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    ContributionsJohnson, Kendall, 1969-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2123 .H37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21893508M
    ISBN 109780816068869
    LC Control Number2008036451


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