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Author James, Henry, author

Title Eugene Pickering / Henry James
Published [Auckland, New Zealand] : The Floating Press, 1874
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Description 1 online resource (61 pages)
Contents Title; Contents; Chapter I; Chapter II
Summary One of Henry James'' specialties is the longish short story that delves into philosophical questions via detailed character studies, and ""Eugene Pickering"" is a perfect example of this. In it, James compares and contrasts two archetypes: a bookish scholar who has remained largely sheltered for most of his life and a streetwise ""doer"" who is deeply engaged with the world around him. Which of these approaches represents the best way to live? As always .
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed August 19, 2014)
Subject Aristocracy (Social class) -- Europe -- Fiction.
Europe -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1776582780 (electronic bk)
9781776582785 (electronic bk)