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Henry James

James, Henry (1843–1916), U.S.-born novelist and critic, brother of William James. He settled in London in 1876 and became a British citizen in 1915. A recurring theme in his work is the corruption of innocence, particularly as shown by the contrast between sophisticated, corrupt Europeans and brash, innocent Americans. James's most famous works, distinguished by subtle characterization and a precise, complex prose style, include The Americans (1877), Daisy Miller (1878), The Portrait of a Lady (1891), The Turn of the Screw (1898), and The Golden Bowl (1904).

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