Henry James on Culture: Collected Essays on Politics and the American Social Scene

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HENRY JAMES
on Culture

Collected Essays on Politics and
the American Social Scene

Edited by Pierre A. Walker

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS
Lincoln and London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Introduction ix
  • Notes xxxix
  • I - Essays about British Geopolitics, 1878-1879 1
  • I - The British Soldier 3
  • II - The Afghan Difficulty 14
  • III - Review of Graf Bismarck Und Seine Leute Während Des Krieges Mit Frankreich. Nach Tagebuchsblättern 19
  • IV - The Early Meeting of Parliament 22
  • V - The Reassembling of Parliament 27
  • II - Essays on Gender and the American Scene, 1904-1907 33
  • VI - Henry James in the Serene Sixties 35
  • VII - The Question of Our Speech 42
  • VIII - The Speech of American Women 58
  • IX - The Manners of American Women 82
  • III - Metaphysical Essay, 1910 113
  • X - Is There a Life after Death? 115
  • IV - Writings on World War I, 1914-1917 129
  • XI - The American Volunteer Motor-Ambulance Corps in France 131
  • XII - Henry James's First Interview 138
  • XIII - France 146
  • XIV - The Question of the Mind 151
  • XV - Allen D. Loney—in Memoriam 159
  • XVI - Refugees in England 161
  • XVII - The Long Wards 169
  • XVIII - Within the Rim 177
  • Explanatory Notes 187
  • Textual Variants 197
  • Emendations 211
  • Bibliography 213
  • Index 217
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