First published in 1993. Including essays by T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound and H.G. Wells, this is an anthology of critical thought about Henry James, designed to give scholars and students of James' work access to material that they would otherwise have difficulty finding.
Table of Contents
1. 'Recent Literature' William Dean Howells 2. A Review of French Poets and Novelists [Unsigned] 3. A Review of French Poets and Novelists, George Saintsbury 4. 'James's Hawthorne' William Dean Howells 5. 'James's Hawthorne' [Unsigned] 6. 'Henry James, Jr.' William Dean Howells 7. 'A Humble Remonstrance' Robert Louis Stevenson 8. A Review of French Poets and Novelists [Unsigned] 9. A Review of Partial Portraits James Ashcroft Noble 10. A Review of Partial Portraits [Unsigned, Woodberry] 11. 'James's Partial Portraits [Unsigned] 12. 'The Modern Young Man as Critic' Robert Buchanan 13. 'Henry James', A Review of Essays in London and Elsewhere [Unsigned] 14. 'Contemporary Essays', A Review of Essays in London and Elsewhere [Unsigned] 15. 'Mr. Henry James as an Essayist' [Unsigned] 16. 'Henry James' Annie Macdonnell 17. 'Critic and Author' [Unsigned] 18. The Novels of Henry James: A Study, Elizabeth Luther Cary 19. 'Brilliant Essays by Mr. James', A Review of The Question of our Speech and The Lesson of Balzac[Unsigned] 20. 'The Rejuvenation of Henry James' Edward E. Hale 21. 'Henry James Done Over' Montgomery Schuyler 22. 'Henry James: Auto-Critic' Edward Clark Marsh 23. American Prose Masters, W.C. Brownell 24. 'Mr. Henry James and his Prefaces' M. Sturge Gretton 25. Henry James: A Critical Study, Ford Madox Hueffer 26. 'Essays on the Novel', A Review of Notes on Novelists with Some Other Notes, Louis I. Bredvold 27. 'Henry James as Critic', A Review of Notes on Novelists with Some Other Notes, Philip Littell 28. A Review of Notes on Novelists with Some Other Notes, Henry Sydnor Harrison 29. 'Henry James's Notes on Novelists, Brander Matthews 30. 'Reading Henry James in War Time' Rebecca West 31. 'In Memory of Henry James' T.S. Eliot 32. 'The Notes on Novelists' John Rodker 33. 'The Lesson of the Master' James Gibbons Huneker 34. Instigations, Ezra Pound 35. 'The Critical Faculty of Henry James' John G. Palache 36. 'Henry James and His Letters' A.B. Walkley 37. Henry James's Criticism Morris Roberts 38. Literary Criticism in America: A Preliminary Survey, George E. DeMille 39. 'Henry James as a Reviewer' Van Wyck Brooks 40. Experiment in Autobiography: Discoveries and Conclusions of a Very Ordinary Brain (Since 1866), H.G. Wells 41. A Review of The Art of the Novel: Critical Prefaces by Henry James, Conrad Aiken 42. 'Introduction' to The Scenic Art: Notes on Acting and the Drama, by Henry James, Allan Wade 43. 'Introduction', The Art of the Novel: Critical Prefaces by Henry James, R.P. Blackmur 44. 'Henry James's Literary Theory and Criticism', Rene Wellek 45. 'Henry James and Walter Besant: The Art of Fiction Controversy', in Towards a Poetics of Fiction, Mark Spilka 46. 'Henry James's The Art of Fiction: Word, Self, Experience, Matthew Little 47. A Review of Henry James: The Imagination of Genius, a bibliography, Philip Horne.