Book Reviews of Henry Adams, The Middle Years

Henry Adams, The Middle Years
Henry Adams The Middle Years
ISBN-13: 9780965651905
ISBN-10: 0965651908
Publication Date: 2003
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Publisher: History Book Club
Book Type: Hardcover
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"Education had ended in 1871, life was complete in 1890." With this gnomic statement from The Education of Henry Adams, Adams apparently dismissed from the record twenty years from the most interesting and active period of his life. Those two decades embraced the first great productive season of his literary genius and the most significant years in his emotional maturity. Opening on the highest note of expectation and closing with his desperate flight to the South Seas, Adam's time of fulfillment and inner growth is the suject of this book by Ernest Samuels, a sequel to the Young Henry Adams (1948) that was followed by the final volume in Samuel's trilogy, Henry Adams: The Major Phase (1964).