Writers Quote by Henry James

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160px-Henry_James_signature_(1907)Henry James said, “What is character but the determination of incident? What is incident but the illustration of character?”

James was born in New York City on April 15, 1834. He wrote short stories, plays, and novels. He focused on the consciousness of his characters and his stories were seen as psychological thought-experiments. He often created alternate futures and possibilities for his characters.The Portrait of a Lady is the most popular of his novels.

Do you have a favorite story or novel by Henry James?

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