Regretting His Romanticism: A Review of The Beast in the Jungle (1903) by Henry James

    John Marcher, the central character in this short story, is secretly convinced that he has at least one important characteristic of a Romantic hero. He believes he is destined to experience something, perhaps good perhaps not, but in any case extraordinary. But the true hero here is not John, but May Bartram, theContinue reading “Regretting His Romanticism: A Review of The Beast in the Jungle (1903) by Henry James”