The Whole Family: A Novel by Twelve Authors download epub
by John Kendrick Bangs,Henry James
He was born in Yonkers, New York. His father Francis N. Bangs was a lawyer in New York City, as was his brother, Francis S. Bangs
He was born in Yonkers, New York. Bangs.
The Whole Family book. A unique novel told in chapters, each one by a different author . The twelve authors are: Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews, John Kendrick Bangs, Alice Brown, Mary Stewart Doubleday Cut A unique novel told in chapters, each one by a different author. The unusual project was conceived by William Dean Howells, an American realist author and literary critic. Howells had hoped Mark Twain would be one of the authors, but Twain did not participate.
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The Whole Family, A Novel. has been added to your Cart. There's a whole tradition of novels written in this way, each author writing one chapter. With the exception of one chapter (Henry James' "The Married Son", which is an unmitigated bore), this is a surprisingly interesting and entertaining book, written from the points of view of various family members and friends, all of whom see the events in question differently. One person found this helpful.
a Novel by Twelve Authors (1908) is a collaborative novel told in twelve chapters, each by a different author.
The Whole Family: a Novel by Twelve Authors (1908) is a collaborative novel told in twelve chapters, each by a different author.
by John Kendrick Bangs (Author), Henry James (Author). I wanted to read it to see if 12 authors could make a cohesive and interesting book
by John Kendrick Bangs (Author), Henry James (Author). I wanted to read it to see if 12 authors could make a cohesive and interesting book. I would say they did very well, except for one, who's chapter was so rambling and unintelligible I had to just scan the paragraphs to get any sense out of i. ut, all in all,it was a good book.
The Whole Family: a Novel by Twelve Authors. Etext prepared by Dianne Bean, Prescott Valley, Arizona. I. The Father by William Dean Howells II. The Old-Maid Aunt by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman III. The Grandmother by Mary Heaton Vorse IV. The Daughter-in-Law by Mary Stewart Cutting V. The School-Girl by Elizabeth Jordan VI. This unusual project was conceived by novelist William Dean Howells and carried out under the direction of Harper's. Howells' idea for the novel was to show how an engagement or marriage would affect and be affected by an entire family
The Son-in-Law by John Kendrick Bangs
The Son-in-Law by John Kendrick Bangs. The Married Son by Henry James. The Married Daughter by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps. Critic Alfred Bendixen sympathized when he wrote: "As The Whole Family developed, the plot increasingly focused on family misunderstandings and family rivalries, which were mirrored by the artistic rivalries of the authors.
Howells' wished to explore how an entire family might both affect and be affected by a marriage. The narrative became somewhat of a mirror for the at-times contentious relationships between its various authors.
John Kendrick Bangs was an American author and satirist whose most famous works were mysteries. Illustrated by Albert Levering with 33 pictures
John Kendrick Bangs was an American author and satirist whose most famous works were mysteries. In particular, his series about the gentleman thief Raffles remain popular today. Illustrated by Albert Levering with 33 pictures. Alice in Blunderland: An Iridescent Dream is a novel by John Kendrick Bangs, written in 1907 and published by Doubleday, Page & Co. of New York. It is a political parody of Lewis Carroll's two books, published in London, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass (1871). It is critical of economic issues such as taxation, corporate greed, and corruption.