Millicent Bell

Finalist, 1980 National Book Awards

Millicent Bell is Professor of English Emerita at Boston University, a trustee of the Marine Biological Laboratory, in Falmouth, Massachusetts, and the author of a number of books including Marquand: An American Life, Hawthorne’s View of the Artist, Edith Wharton and Henry James: The Story of Their Friendship, Meaning in Henry James, and Shakespeare’s Tragic Skepticism and the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Edith Wharton. Dr. Bell also has held a number of professional posts including President of the New England College English Association, President of the Hawthorne Society, Chair of the Pulitzer Prize Biography Jury, Member of the Editorial Board of the Henry James Review, and Member of the Editorial Board of the Complete Letters of Henry James.
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Marquand: An American Life

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ISBN 9780316088282 Little, Brown

A biography of American novelist John Phillips Marquand who also was judge for the Book-of-the-Month Club. More about this book >

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Millicent Bell

Millicent Bell is Professor of English Emerita at Boston University, a trustee of the Marine Biological Laboratory, in Falmouth, Massachusetts, and the author of a number of books including Marquand: An American Life, Hawthorne’s View of the Artist, Edith Wharton and Henry James: The Story of Their Friendship, Meaning in Henry James, and Shakespeare’s Tragic Skepticism and the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Edith Wharton.

Dr. Bell also has held a number of professional posts including President of the New England College English Association, President of the Hawthorne Society, Chair of the Pulitzer Prize Biography Jury, Member of the Editorial Board of the Henry James Review, and Member of the Editorial Board of the Complete Letters of Henry James.

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