American Writers (One Hundred Pages at a Time)

Episode 445: Henry James: Roderick Hudson (1)

December 28, 2020

Let's start over with Henry James by looking at his first decent novel, RODERICK HUDSON. In this novel, an aimless rich man adopts a poor artist and brings him to Europe for fame and adventure. What they find is that Europe is a bad place for anyone, especially artists, to be.