Origin of Jamesian
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Below, the most “Jamesian” passages from the second book in her Grey series.Speed Read: 12 Naughty Bits From ‘50 Shades Darker’
May 4, 2012
There are Jamesian phrases sprinkled here and there in Foreign Bodies.
Looking back, I see those Jamesian tics—“as it were,” “hanging fire.”
Strangersby Anita Brookner Anita Brookner's Jamesian novel explores the depths of human loneliness—and desire.The Daily Beast Recommends
The Daily Beast
June 16, 2009
According to the true Jamesian psychology, she loves because she confides, instead of confiding because she loves.
And upon the petty residuum of human interest left to them they focus minds of a Jamesian calibre.Boon, The Mind of the Race, The Wild Asses of the Devil, and The Last Trump;
Herbert George Wells
- relating to or characteristic of Henry James or his brother, William James
Word Origin and History for jamesian
"of or in the mode of James," 1875 in reference to William James (1842-1910) U.S. philosopher and exponent of pragmatism; 1905 in reference to his brother Henry James (1843-1916), U.S. expatriate novelist.