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The monthly Bookman agreed, but discriminated, saying that it was the later James, who had "suffered just the least perceptible deterioration as a moralist," whom she unfortunately resembled most. only the merciful critic of the New York Musical Courier was moved to remark, "I shan't imitate the rest of the critical chain gang and speak of Miss Wharton's close study of Mr. " Edith Wharton never took pleasure in the verdict that she was James's imitator. There is evidence that she resented this judgement even at the start of her career, when the charge had some basis in fact.
This was due to the fact that much of the earlier correspondence was not available to Percy Lubbock, the editor of the letters, who in particular did not have James's working letters, his correspondence with editors and publishers; he assembled two volumes which show James the social being and "theorist" of fiction, but not the Balzacian "professional. " 36 Introduction The only posthumous works published were the two unfinished novels, The Sense of the Past and The Ivory Tower, and the fragment of autobiography, The middle Years.
Although he wrote no more novels. james's productivitY during his final years was remarkable. Following the pattern of the New York Edition, he revised his travel writings and consolidated them; thus English Hours appeared, and then Italian Hours which, with his Little Tour in France, commemorated the pathways james had taken during his lifetime on the Continent. G. Wells and Arnold Bennett. In addition he wrote two remarkable volumes or reminiscence-A Small Boy and Others and Notes of a Son and Brother, looking back at his own past with the same search for the truths of the emotions which Proust was to show in A la recherche du temps perdu.