Knowledge Identifier: +Henry_James
William Dean Howells - In 1860 he visited Boston and met with other American writers James Thomas Fields, James Russell Lowell, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry David Thoreau, and Ralph Waldo Emerson, and became a personal friend to many, including Henry Adams, William James, Henry James and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
In 1862 he attended Harvard Law School, but realized that he was not interested in studying law
The Aspern Papers - "'The Aspern Papers"' is a novella written by Henry James, originally published in "The Atlantic Monthly" in 1888, with its first book publication later in the same year
From 1890 to 1892, having received a bequest that freed him from magazine publication, he made a strenuous effort to succeed on the London stage, writing a half-dozen plays of which only one, a dramatization of his novel "The American," was produced
Jane Marcet - When Henry James wrote "The Turn of the Screw" in 1898, Marcet was still a standard textbook
The Beast in the Jungle - "'The Beast in the Jungle"' is a 1903 novella by Henry James, first published as part of the collection, "The Better Sort"
This became the one-act "Summersoft", which he later rewrote into a short story, "Covering End", and expanded into a full-length play, "The High Bid", which had a brief run in London in 1907, when James made another concerted effort to write for the stage
"The Outcry" was a best-seller in the United States when it was published in 1911
Michael Redgrave - His plays include "The Seventh Man" and "Circus Boy", both performed at the Liverpool Playhouse in 1935, and his adaptations of "A Woman in Love" at the Embassy Theatre in 1949 and the Henry James novella "The Aspern Papers" at the Queen's Theatre in 1959
Ralph Richardson - After leaving the Old Vic, Richardson appeared in the West End as Dr Sloper in a Henry James adaptation, The Heiress, in 1949; David Preston in Home at Seven, in 1950; and Vershinin in Three Sisters in 1951.
Hannah Weiner - She graduated with a B.A. in 1950, with a dissertation on Henry James
William Slater Brown - In 1957 he married Mary James , the granddaughter of Robertson James and grandniece of Henry James
Michael Redgrave - At the Queen's Theatre in London in August 1959 he played H.J. in his own adaptation of the Henry James novella "The Aspern Papers"
Paul Scofield - Other major screen roles include the obsessed Nazi Colonel in "The Train" , Strether in a 1977 TV adaptation of Henry James's novel "The Ambassadors", Tobias in "A Delicate Balance" , Professor Moroi in the film of János Nyíri's "If Winter Comes" , for BBC Television, Mark Van Doren in Robert Redford's film "Quiz Show" , and Thomas Danforth in Nicholas Hytner's film adaptation of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible"
Eileen Brennan - She appeared in Bogdanovich's 1971 classic "The Last Picture Show" and his 1974 adaptation of the Henry James novella "Daisy Miller"
Toby Litt - A short story by Toby Litt was included in the anthology "All Hail the New Puritans" , edited by Matt Thorne and Nicholas Blincoe, and he has edited "The Outcry" , Henry James's last completed novel, for Penguin in the UK. In 2003 he was nominated by Granta magazine as one of the 20 'Best of Young British Novelists', although his work since has met with mixed reviews, one reviewer in the Guardian writing that his novel "I Play the Drums in a Band Called Okay" "goes on
Julianne Moore - "What Maisie Knew", a 21st-century-adaptation of the novel by Henry James, premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in September 2012