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Partial Portraits by Henry James
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Partial Portraits

by Henry James

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Partial Portraits examines the work of a range of authors, such as Emerson, Eliot, Trollope, and Stevenson. It includes one of James's most famous essays, The Art of Fiction , in which he argues that writers should not be limited in their subject matter, and that the only obligation a writer has is to make the work interesting.… (more)

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