James Schafter is a young American writer and friend of Anna’s who embraces and parodies the excesses of the literary world, befriending a critic who gave him a scathing review and publishing satirical fake journals and short stories that lampoon Western writers’ self-indulgence and racial insensitivity. He convinces Anna to publish a fake journal of her own, but she cannot bear to see it come out in her own name.
James Schafter Character Timeline in The Golden Notebook
The timeline below shows where the character James Schafter appears in The Golden Notebook. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
The Notebooks: 3