Henry James (1843-1916) was an American author regarded as a key transitional figure between literary realism and literary modernism
«The Outcry» is an effervescent comedy of money and manners
Breckenridge Bender, a very rich American with a distinct resemblance to J. P
But plutocrat and aristocrat come into unexpected conflict when a young connoisseur, out to establish his own reputation, declares a prize painting from the lord’s collection to be in fact an even rarer, and pricier, work than had been thought.
Morgan, arrives in England with the purpose of acquiring some very great art; he is directed to Dedborough, the estate of the debt-ridden Lord Theign