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The Princess Casamassima was the first fruit of James ' s decision to settle in
England , and much of its richness comes from the thoroughness of his surrender
to the spell of London , from the assault directly made by the great city upon an ...
Through his fellow workmen he is drawn into the revolutionary movement of his
day , and is taken up by the Princess Casamassima ( the Christina Light of James
' s first novel Roderick Hudson ) , who , out of her ' aversion to the banal , has ...
All the same , The Princess Casamassima is a great novel ; and one further
quality of it must be noted , a characteristic of James ' s especially evident here
because of the range of social scene he was committed to . This quality is the
charity of ...
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The Eighteenth Century
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