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The sacred fount

by Henry James Jr.

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Published by Methuen & Co. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First English edition.

Statementby Henry James.
ContributionsHenry James Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS2116 .S3 1901a
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., 316 p.
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6651000M
LC Control Number23000327
OCLC/WorldCa30576675

This Library of America volume brings together The Sacred Fount (), one of Henry Jamess most unusual experiments, and The Wings of the Dove (), one of his most beloved masterpieces and the novel that inaugurated the majestic and intricate late phase of his literary career. Writing to his friend William Dean Howells, James characterized The Sacred Fount, the only one/5. ont> Methuen & Co: London, Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A later reissue of the first edition of Henry James' strange but wonderful novel, 'The Sacred Fount', in which the narrator tries to figure out the love lives of his fellow guests at a party.

The Sacred Fount. By. Henry James. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Book Excerpt. Get this from a library! The Sacred Fount. [Henry James] -- If you associate Henry James with nothing but fussy, mannered drawing-room dramas, the novel The Sacred Fount will come as a pleasant surprise. During the course of what should be a relaxing weekend.

The Sacred Fount is a novel by Henry James, first published in This strange, often baffling book concerns an unnamed narrator who attempts to discover the truth about the love lives of his fellow-guests at a weekend party in the English : Anncona Media. The Sacred Fount delves into the interior observations and obsessions of one Englishman during a weekend gathering in the country. Regarding himself as a master of human psychology, the narrator watches the goings-on of the other guests and weaves theories about the interpersonal implications of what he witnesses, leaving the not infrequently perplexed reader the task of sorting out whether /5().


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Reading The Sacred Fount is a lot of work but a worthwhile endeavor for the veteran James reader. The short novel stands out among James' work for its use of a first-person narrator (this is unique among James' novels) and, loosely, the structure and lingo of a detective story/5.

The Sacred Fount is the first great modernist novel, as well asan ignored one. The plot is kind of odd. The narrator, at a weekendparty, thinks that he is observing some sort of vampire-like transactions of vitality between the guests. He spends the next two days trying to find who has vampiric control over whom.

Odd, but s: 8. The Sacred Fount is the first great modernist novel, as well asan ignored one. The plot is kind of odd. The narrator, at a weekendparty, thinks that he is observing some sort of vampire-like transactions of vitality between the guests.

He spends the next two days trying to find who has vampiric control over whom. Odd, but brilliant/5(8). "The Sacred Fount," first published inis a novel by Henry James.

This strange, often baffling book concerns an unnamed narrator who attempts to discover the truth about the love lives of his fellow-guests at a weekend party in the English countryside. He spurns the "detective and keyhole" methods as ignoble, and instead tries to decipher these relationships purely from the behavior and 4/5(1).

The Sacred Fount Henry David Thoreau. Publisher: 0 0 0 Summary Originally published by Scribners inThe Sacred Fount was a product of James' most productive period and continues with the author's concentration of character over plot.

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Henry James was an American born writer who spent most of his life in Britain. Because of that James often wrote novels about Americans traveling to Europe and their encounters with Europeans.

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When he first began writing The Sacred Fount Henry James thought the narrative would take the form of a short tale – as he did with many of his other novels – most of which became anything other than short. This is how James described what he called the donnée of his tale.

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Here James leads the reader down a bizarre garden path. The Sacred Fount––his only novel to employ a first-person narrator––places us in the hands of an obsessive novelist (never named and never described, but. the sacred fount. henry james. new york charles scribner's sons copyright,by charles scribner's sons.

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