Letters from the Palazzo Barbaro
Torstar Publications, 2000 - 222
Henry James (1843-1916) first came to Venice as a tourist, but was soon fascinated by the city, and particularly by the splendid gothic Palazzo Barbaro, situated on the Grand Canal, home of the expatriate American Curtis family. In the gilded and stuccoed salon of the palace, John Singer Sargent painted family portraits and Browning read his poems. James frequently returned to the palace to write, completing The Aspern Papers there. This selection of letters covers the period 1869-1907, and provides a unique record of the work of this great writer.
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Having just finished Colm Tóibín's novel about James, The Master, I determined to read some of James' work that I hadn't read before. So I was browsing at Powell's, and came across this little volume ... Przeczytaj pełną recenzję