Henry James

Henry James

American-born writer, regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism.
Make (the reader) think the evil, make him think it for himself, and you are released from weak specifications. My values are positively all blanks, save so far as an excited horror, a promoted pity, a created expertness... proceed to read into them more or less fantastic figures.More Henry James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Writing is not primarily escape, but use.More Henry James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Life is a predicament which precedes death.More Henry James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
She was a woman who, between courses, could be graceful with her elbows on the table.More Henry James quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What is either a picture or a novel that is not character?More Henry James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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