Henry James: The Concept of the Artist in ‘Greville Fane’

Henry James’ ‘Greville Fane’ is a story that explores the relationship between the narrator and a popular novelist. Moreover, the story portrays the turbulent and troubled relationship between Greville Fane and her two children, Leolin and Ethel Luard. The story commences with the narrator receiving news regarding Greville’s impending death, and then chronicles the disconcerted relationship between Greville and her children. The popular novelist, Mrs. Stormer, employs the name Greville Fane within her authorship.