McMurray, William
January 1977
Studies in Short Fiction;Winter77, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p82
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Focuses on the critical attention for the book 'The Great Good Place,' by Henry James. Concept of the story; Description of the plot; Lack of representation in the story.


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