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    General Fiction

    Mar-2015

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2015

    An impressive new selection of Henry James’s short stories, edited by Pulitzer Prize-nominated James biographer Michael Gorra This volume gathers seven of the very best of Henry James’s short stories, all exploring the relationship between art...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2014

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    Literary

    Jun-2014

    Henry James was one of the greatest and most prolific American authors ever to have lived. Henry James believed that the short novel was the perfect literary form, and his achievements here brilliantly display his mastery of it. Noted literary critic...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2014

    Fans of the new Showtime series 'Penny Dreadful' are in for a treat with this Penny Dreadful Double Bill A 'grim governess' two-pack from either side of the Victorian Atlantic ... 'The Turn of the Screw' by Henry James "The story had held us,...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2014

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....

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    General Fiction

    May-2014

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2012

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2012

    A collection of ghostly tales in which a young, inexperienced governess is charged with the care of Miles and Flora, two small children given into her charge by their uncle at his grand country house....

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    Literary

    Feb-2012

    Excerpt from The Real Thing, and Other Tales When the porter's wife (she used to answer the house-bell), announced "A gentleman - with a lady, sir," I had, as I often had in those days, for the wish was father to the thought, an immediate vision of s...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2011

    ANNOTATED:* Contains literary critiques, detailed biographies, and detailed historical contextOVERVIEW:This Special Critical Edition of The Turn of the Screw (Cambridge World Classics) is the only volume which contains the complete unabridged novel a...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2011

    Title: The American.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and ...

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    Historical

    Mar-2011

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2010

    This is the only book-length study James wrote about a fellow novelist, and it's not surprising he picked Hawthorne for such extended treatment. The tradition Hawthorne began in American literature - the morally intense exploration of the universalit...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2010

    "She was the most beautiful child I had ever seen, and I afterward wondered that my employer had not told me more of her." For the first time since 1898, readers can experience Henry James's eerie The Turn of the Screw the way his original readers di...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2010

    Henry James (1843-1916) was an America-born English writer whose novels, short stories and letters established the foundation of the modernist movement in twentieth century fiction and poetry. His career, one of the most significant and influential i...

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    Fantasy

    Dec-2009

    The final volume of Henry James' stories of the bizarre Henry James was a notable American author who lived and worked in England for forty years of his life-becoming a nationalised British subject shortly before his death. He is especially remembere...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2009

    When the porter's wife (she used to answer the house-bell), announced "A gentleman-with a lady, sir," I had, as I often had in those days, for the wish was father to the thought, an immediate vision of sitters. Sitters my visitors in this case proved...

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    Literary

    Jul-2009

    This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS. It contains classical literature works from over two thousand years. Most of these titles have been out of print and off the bookstore shelves for decades. The book series is intended to preserve the cultu...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2008

    An old lady, in a high drawing-room, had had her chair moved close to the fire, where she sat knitting and warming her knees. She was dressed in deep mourning; her face had a faded nobleness, tempered, however, by the somewhat illiberal compression a...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2008

    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2008

    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2008

    The Beast in the Jungle is novella by Henry James written in 1903, and firstly published as part of the collection, The Better Sort. This story deals with appropriately universal themes: loneliness, fate, love and death....

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2008

    This award-winning collection of adapted classic literature and original stories develops reading skills for low-beginning through advanced students.Accessible language and carefully controlled vocabulary build students' reading confidence.Introducti...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2008

    This collection of Henry James's shorter works brings together some of his most famous works including "The Turn of the Screw," "Daisy Miller," and "The Aspern Papers." In addition to these works you will find the following tales: "Four Meetings," "I...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2006

    This Library of America volume brings together The Sacred Fount (1901), one of Henry James’s most unusual experiments, and The Wings of the Dove (1902), one of his most beloved masterpieces and the novel that inaugurated the majestic and intric...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2005

    Henry James led a wandering life, which took him far from his native shores, but he continued to think of New York City, where his family had settled for several years during his childhood, as his hometown. Here Colm Toibin, the author of the Man Boo...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2004

    "Terminations" is Henry James's most thematically unified collection of stories. Gathered in 1895, and following his fascination with the supernatural in the 1880s, this elegant collection explores the sadness of loss, both physical and spiritual, an...

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    Literary

    Sep-2004

    Chronicles an American girl's excursions into the sophisticated world of European society. Daisy's innocence and lack of affectation serve her well until her flirtations bring her to the brink of tragedy. The novel Washington Square was descripted by...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2004

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2004

    Henry James (15 April 1843 - 28 February 1916) was an American-born writer who traveled Europe for much of his younger life. Born to a wealthy family that emphasized education, James was tutored by teachers from all over Europe during his adolescence...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2004

    Henry James, son of theologian Henry James Sr. and brother of the philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James, was an American-born author and literary critic of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He spent much of his life...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2003

    This book (hardcover) is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS. It contains classical literature works from over two thousand years. Most of these titles have been out of print and off the bookstore shelves for decades. The book series is intended to preser...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2003

    This fourth volume in the Library of America edition of the complete novels of Henry James contains the four novels he wrote after a failed attempt to forge a career as a playwright on the London stage. Together they mark the beginning of the brillia...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2002

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2001

    In this classic 1888 novella, an anonymous narrator relates his obsessive quest to acquire some letters and other private documents that once belonged to the deceased Romantic poet Jeffrey Aspern. Attempting to gain access to the papers, the property...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2000

    Encompassing a period of almost fifty years, the stories of Henry James represent the most remarkable feat of sustained literary creation in modern times. For sheer richness, variety and intensity, they have no equal in fiction, enabling us to trace ...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2000

    Encompassing a period of almost fifty years, the stories of Henry James represent the most remarkable feat of sustained literary creation in modern times. For sheer richness, variety and intensity, they have no equal in fiction, enabling us to trace ...

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    Literary

    Sep-1999

    Gathers stories and essays prominent in the career of the nineteenth-century American writer...Title: .Major Stories and Essays..Author: .James, Henry/ Edel, Leon America (EDT)/ Wilson, Mark (EDT)/ Hollander, John (EDT)/ Bromwich, David ..Publisher: ...

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    General Fiction

    May-1999

    The American by Henry James is a romance for both people who love romances and those who do not. Set in late nineteenth century Paris, it combines a love story with the struggle between a new, wealthy American and an old, traditional French family ov...

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    Literary

    Feb-1999

    The nineteen stories in Complete Stories 1874-1884 include some of his most famous explorations of the international theme, such as "Daisy Miller", the unforgettable portrayal of an innocent American girl at odds with European mores; "An Internationa...

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    Literary

    Feb-1999

    Complete Stories 1884-1891 features among its seventeen stories some of James' greatest masterpieces, among them "The Aspern Papers", a stunning novella about emotional ruthlessness in the service of literary scholarship, "The Lesson of the Master", ...

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    Literary

    Feb-1996

    The library of America is dedicated to publishing America's best and most significant writing in handsome, enduring volumes, featuring authoritative texts. Hailed as the "finest-looking, longest-lasting editions ever made" (The New Republic), Library...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1996

    The library of America is dedicated to publishing America's best and most significant writing in handsome, enduring volumes, featuring authoritative texts. Hailed as the "finest-looking, longest-lasting editions ever made" (The New Republic), Library...

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    General Fiction

    May-1993

    This book (hardcover) is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS. It contains classical literature works from over two thousand years. Most of these titles have been out of print and off the bookstore shelves for decades. The book series is intended to preser...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1991

    Henry James' short novels provide an overview of his entire career and serve as an excellent introduction to his singular art and imagination. This collection includes The Turn of the Screw, Daisy Miller, The Beast in the Jungle, An International Epi...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1989

    The library of America is dedicated to publishing America's best and most significant writing in handsome, enduring volumes, featuring authoritative texts. Hailed as the "finest-looking, longest-lasting editions ever made" (The New Republic), Library...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1985

    The library of America is dedicated to publishing America's best and most significant writing in handsome, enduring volumes, featuring authoritative texts. Hailed as the "finest-looking, longest-lasting editions ever made" (The New Republic), Library...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1983

    The library of America is dedicated to publishing America's best and most significant writing in handsome, enduring volumes, featuring authoritative texts. Hailed as the "finest-looking, longest-lasting editions ever made" (The New Republic), Library...

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    Literary

    Aug-1981

    This 1981 book is a reissue of a selection of Henry James' literary criticism by Heinemann Educational Books in 1963. Few artists of any kind have applied to their work the degree of critical intelligence that James devoted to his, and the perfection...

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    Historical

    1907

    Widely regarded as Henry James's greatest masterpiece, The Portrait of a Lady features one of literature's most magnificent heroines: Isabel Archer, a beautiful, spirited American who becomes a victim of her own provincialism during her travels in Eu...

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    General Fiction

    This early work by Henry James was originally published in 1900 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Henry James was born in New York City in 1843. One of thirteen children, James had an unorthodox early education, ...

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    General Fiction

    The days passed by and Angelo's revenge still hung fire. Scrope never met his fate at a short turning of one of the dusky Roman streets; he came in punctually every evening at eleven o'clock. I wondered whether our brooding friend had already spent t...

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    General Fiction

    Concerned that her son Chad may have become involved with a woman of dubious reputation, the formidable Mrs. Newsome sends her 'ambassador' Strether from Massachusetts to Paris to extricate him. Strether's mission, however, is gradually undermined as...

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    General Fiction

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...

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    General Fiction

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...

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    General Fiction

    Christopher Newman, a wealthy American, falls in love with a French aristocrat, Claire de Cintre, while visiting Paris. Her family objects very strongly to their engagement because Newman lacks European culture and social status. When Newman learns t...

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    General Fiction

    This is a book of travel writing about the author's trip through the United States in 1904-1905. This is the most controversial and critically discussed of James' travel books, The American Scene sharply attacked what James saw as the rampant materia...

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    General Fiction

    Clifford. If you weren't a pessimist I should nearly become one. Our literature is good enough for us, and I don't at all complain of the ladies. They write jolly good novels sometimes, and I don't see why they shouldn't....

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    General Fiction

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    General Fiction

    An American editor with an enthusiasm for the works of Jeffrey Aspern, a romantic poet of the early 19th century, goes to Venice to acquire the letters that Aspern wrote to his mistress, a Miss Bordereau, whom he called "Juliana." Under an assumed na...

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    General Fiction

    It seemed altogether a larger possibility than any he had been prepared for that on his complaining of the cold I should offer him the use of my overcoat. Of this and of other personal belongings he ventured to inquire the price, and indeed seemed op...

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    General Fiction

    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...

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    General Fiction

    This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scannin...

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    General Fiction

    Originally conceived as a brief, light story about the complications created in her family's social set by a young girl coming of age, the novel expands into a general treatment of decadence and corruption in English fin de siecle life. James present...

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    Literary

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....

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    General Fiction

    On a certain October Saturday he had got off as usual, early; but the afternoon light, his pilgrimage drawing to its aim, could still show him, at long range, the rare case of an established usurper. His impulse was then, as by custom, to deviate a l...

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    General Fiction

    Both his movements and his stillness immediately announced to Benvolio's fine sense that he was blind. In his quality of poet Benvolio was inventive; a brain that is constantly cudgelled for rhymes is tolerably alert. In a few moments, therefore, he ...

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    Literary

    Henry James (15 April 1843 - 28 February 1916) was an American-born writer. He is regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. He was the son of Henry James, Sr. and the brother of philosopher and psychologist William James an...

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    Literary

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    General Fiction

    In the Bostonians, Henry James shows a remarkable ability to create a broad cross-section of American society, and deals with explicitly political themes: feminism and the general role of women in society....

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    General Fiction

    This early work by Henry James was originally published in 1886 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Henry James was born in New York City in 1843. One of thirteen children, James had an unorthodox early education, ...

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    General Fiction

    This early work by Henry James was originally published in 1886 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Henry James was born in New York City in 1843. One of thirteen children, James had an unorthodox early education, ...

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    Literary

    It was said with promptness, even precipitation; yet the understanding, shortly after, appeared to have left between them a certain awkwardness, and it was almost as if to change the subject and relieve them equally that she suddenly reminded him of ...

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    General Fiction

    Henry James (15 April 1843 - 28 February 1916) was an American-born writer who traveled Europe for much of his younger life. Born to a wealthy family that emphasized education, James was tutored by teachers from all over Europe during his adolescence...

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    General Fiction

    This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS. It contains classical literature works from over two thousand years. Most of these titles have been out of print and off the bookstore shelves for decades. The book series is intended to preserve the cultu...

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    Literary

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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    General Fiction

    This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS. It contains classical literature works from over two thousand years. Most of these titles have been out of print and off the bookstore shelves for decades. The book series is intended to preserve the cultu...

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    Literary

    However that might be, his curiosity was occupied rather with the conceivable hinge of poor Cornelia's: it was perhaps thinkable that even Mrs Worthingham's New York, once it should have become possible again at all, might have put forth to this lone...

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    Literary

    The lightning fell, in fact, a short time afterward. Crawford saw Miss Ingram, admired her, observed her, and loved her. The impression she produced upon him was indeed a sort of summing up of the impression she produced upon society at large. The ci...

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    Literary

    The lightning fell, in fact, a short time afterward. Crawford saw Miss Ingram, admired her, observed her, and loved her. The impression she produced upon him was indeed a sort of summing up of the impression she produced upon society at large. The ci...

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    General Fiction

    'The critic, in his conception, was not the narrow lawgiver or the rigid censor that he is often assumed to be; he was the student, the inquirer, the interpreter, the taker of notes, the active, restless commentator...' James's words on Sainte-Beuve ...

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    General Fiction

    Daisy Miller (1878) by Henry James is the story of the exuberant and naive Daisy Miller, a young American girl who flirts and partakes of young life to its fullest while visiting Europe. Daisy meets the more subtle and self-aware Winterbourne and the...

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    General Fiction

    With an Introduction and Notes by Pat Righelato, University of Reading. Daisy Miller is one of Henry James's most attractive heroines: she represents youth and frivolity. As a tourist in Italy, her American freedom and freshness of spirit come up aga...

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    General Fiction

    This early work by Henry James was originally published in 1866 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Henry James was born in New York City in 1843. One of thirteen children, James had an unorthodox early education, ...

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    Literary

    Within a week after this conversation Mrs. De Grey observed at church two persons who appeared to be strangers in the congregation: an elderly woman, meanly clad, and evidently in ill health; but with a great refinement of person and manner; and a yo...

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    General Fiction

    Henry James (15 April 1843 - 28 February 1916) was an American-born writer who traveled Europe for much of his younger life. Born to a wealthy family that emphasized education, James was tutored by teachers from all over Europe during his adolescence...

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    General Fiction

    We have said too much about Leech, however, and the purpose of these remarks is not to commemorate his work. "Punch," for the last fifteen years, has been, artistically speaking, George du Maurier. (We ought, perhaps, before this, to have said that n...

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    General Fiction

    This book is a collection of eight tales of Henry James's high maturity: The Author of Beltraffio, Brooksmith, The Altar of the Dead, The Figure in the Carpet, In The Cage, Broken Wings, The Great Good Place, The Jolly Corner...

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    General Fiction

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....

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    General Fiction

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...

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    General Fiction

    Although Henry James was himself none too fond of 'The Europeans', the novel has nevertheless proved to be a firm favourite with readers ever since its publication in 1878. The juxtaposition of two cultures with their differing values and expectation...

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    General Fiction

    Henry James (15 April 1843 - 28 February 1916) was an American-born writer who traveled Europe for much of his younger life. Born to a wealthy family that emphasized education, James was tutored by teachers from all over Europe during his adolescence...

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    General Fiction

    The stories in this collection were written mostly between 1888 and 1897, a time when Henry James s writing was concerned with the art of fiction and the position of the artist in society. The motif and title story, The Figure in the Carpet, is an in...

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    Literary

    Henry James (15 April 1843 - 28 February 1916) was an American-born writer who traveled Europe for much of his younger life. Born to a wealthy family that emphasized education, James was tutored by teachers from all over Europe during his adolescence...

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    General Fiction

    The graft in New York had taken, and Addie was a vivid, an unmistakable flower. At Flickerbridge, or wherever, on the other hand, strange to say, the parent stem had had a fortune comparatively meagre. Fortune, it was true, in the vulgarest sense, ha...

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    General Fiction

    This early work by Henry James was originally published in 1904 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Henry James was born in New York City in 1843. One of thirteen children, James had an unorthodox early education, ...

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    General Fiction

    Henry James (15 April 1843 - 28 February 1916) was an American-born writer who traveled Europe for much of his younger life. Born to a wealthy family that emphasized education, James was tutored by teachers from all over Europe during his adolescence...

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    General Fiction

    Henry James (15 April 1843 - 28 February 1916) was an American-born writer who traveled Europe for much of his younger life. Born to a wealthy family that emphasized education, James was tutored by teachers from all over Europe during his adolescence...

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    General Fiction

    For several days, I thought repeatedly of this little adventure, but I took some satisfaction in keeping it to myself. If the house was not haunted, it was useless to expose my imaginative whims, and if it was, it was agreeable to drain the cup of ho...

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    General Fiction

    Henry James (1843-1916), was an American-born author and literary critic of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He is primarily known for novels, novellas and short stories based on themes of consciousness and morality. He significantly contribut...

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    Literary

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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    General Fiction

    The story centers on the vanity of a young woman, whose love of her own beauty will cost her her eyesight and it's all in pursuit of love and marriage; the narrator is an artist, once again the pretty girl comes to sit for a portrait, a favorite meth...

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    General Fiction

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts ...

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    General Fiction

    The Golden Bowl is a novel set in England. It's a complex study of marriage and adultery, and what a few critics have called the "major phase" of James' career. The Golden Bowl explores the interrelationships between a father and daughter and their s...

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    Literary

    He did at last fix a day, none the less, and went down; but there, on the spot, his imagination was, to his surprise, freshly excited by the very fact that there were no apparent signs of a drama. It was as if he could see, after all, even face to fa...

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    Literary

    Dane picked out of his dim past a dozen halting similes. The sacred silent convent was one; another was the bright country-house. He did the place no outrage to liken it to an hotel; he permitted himself on occasion to feel it suggest a club. Such im...

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    General Fiction

    Coming in to dress for dinner, I found a telegram: "Mrs. Stormer dying; can you give us half a column for to-morrow evening? Let her off easy, but not too easy." I was late; I was in a hurry; I had very little time to think, but at a venture I dispat...

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    General Fiction

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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    General Fiction

    In a penetrating examination of "Washington Square, The Portrait of a Lady, The Bostonians, What Maisie Knew, The Ambassadors, The Wings of the Dove, and" "The Golden Bowl, Hutchinson shows that, like the major American authors who preceded him, Henr...

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    Literary

    From my window, above, I saw them leave the door; they make a fair, bright young couple as they sit together. They had not been gone a quarter of an hour when Mr. Caliph's name was brought up to me. He had asked for me--me alone; he begged that I wou...

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    General Fiction

    In this small masterpiece of unrequited love, Henry James, as in his greatest novels, depicts a moral consciousness torn between emotional impulses and the demands of society. Working in a post office in Mayfair, a young woman is exposed to the crypt...

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    General Fiction

    "Summer afternoon-summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language." In An International Episode, Henry James introduces his readers to his bi-national world of love and nostalgia. Like in many of hi...

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    General Fiction

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....

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    General Fiction

    The Ivory Tower is the book Henry James was working on when he passed and even uncompleted, it has incredible insights regarding the United States, a country James had left twenty years before, not to return until so close to death. If you have an in...

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    General Fiction

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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    General Fiction

    Can You Be Haunted By An Alternate Self?""The Jolly Corner"" is a short story by Henry James published first in the magazine The English Review of December, 1908. One of James' most noted ghost stories, it describes the adventures of Spencer Brydon a...

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    General Fiction

    Short work by the prolific American-born author and literary critic of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He spent much of his life in Europe and became a British subject shortly before his death. He is primarily known for novels, novellas and s...

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    Literary

    This was all he expected of her, for it did not belong to the cast of her beauty to betray a vulgar infatuation. That beauty was more delightful to him than ever; and there was a softness about her which seemed to say to him that from this moment she...

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    General Fiction

    She rode with him sometimes in the tufty shadow of aqueducts and tombs, and sometimes suffered him to show his beautiful wife at Roman dinners and balls. She played dominoes with him after dinner, and carried out in a desultory way a daily scheme of ...

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    General Fiction

    On the brink of a promising career, ambitious young author Paul Overt is thrilled when he is introduced to the celebrated novelist Henry St George, and even more so when the older man, although now considered to be past his prime, takes him under his...

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    General Fiction

    Surrounded by artists, writers, and musicians—her court in Boston as in Venice—Isabella Stewart Gardner, the passionate art collector, was as revered and sought after as royalty. These letters add another dimension to what we know of Henry James'...

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    General Fiction

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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    General Fiction

    This early work by Henry James was originally published in 1869 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Henry James was born in New York City in 1843. One of thirteen children, James had an unorthodox early education, ...

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    General Fiction

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    General Fiction

    This early work by Henry James was originally published in 1888 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Henry James was born in New York City in 1843. One of thirteen children, James had an unorthodox early education, ...

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    He himself wanted to cultivate tranquillity, and he felt that he did so the next day in not going again to Chester Street. He went instead to the British Museum, where he sat quite like an elderly gentleman, with his hands crossed on the top of his s...

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    Henry James is best known for a number of novels showing Americans encountering Europe and Europeans. His method of writing from a character's point of view allowed him to explore issues related to consciousness and perception and his style in later ...

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    Henry James (15 April 1843 - 28 February 1916) was an American-born writer who traveled Europe for much of his younger life. Born to a wealthy family that emphasized education, James was tutored by teachers from all over Europe during his adolescence...

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    I can see Lavinia for instance in her ugly new mourning immediately after her mother's death. There had been long anxieties connected with this event, and she was already faded, already almost old. But Marmaduke, on her bereavement, had been to her, ...

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    If the author of this meandering record has noted elsewhere that an event occurring early in 1870 was to mark the end of his youth, he is moved here at once to qualify in one or two respects that emphasis. Everything depends in such a view on what on...

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    Mamie wondered if that was the way he talked to her visitor, but felt obliged to own to his acuteness. It was an exact description of Lady Wantridge, and she was conscious of tucking it away for future use in a corner of her miscellaneous little mind...

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    I started at a hard run. I left the beach behind me, passed the white cottage at whose garden gate two women were gossiping, and reached the hotel stable, where I had the good fortune to find a vehicle at my disposal. I drove straight back to the whi...

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    Florimond, however, did not particularly wonder why his brother-in-law had not been round to bid him welcome. It was for Mrs. Daintry that this anxiety was reserved; and what made it worse was her uncertainty as to whether she should be justified in ...

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    Notes of a Son and Brother is an autobiography by Henry James published in 1914. The book covers James' early manhood and tells of "the obscure hurt" that kept him out of the Civil War, his first efforts at writing fiction, and the early death of his...

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    THAT SHE desired to ask no questions Mrs. Gereth conscientiously proved by closing her lips tight after Fleda had gone to London. No letter from Ricks arrived at West Kensington, and Fleda, with nothing to communicate that could be to the taste of ei...

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    The reader will be at a loss to understand why Philip should have been disgusted with the mere foreshadowing on the part of another, of a scheme which, three weeks before, he had thought a very happy invention. For we may as well say outright, that a...

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    Henry James was an American author who contributed greatly to literary realism in the 19th century. James eventually settled in England and his books often described Americans living in Europe. With classics such as Daisy Miller, The Turn of the Scre...

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    "The Outcry," Henry James's final novel, is an effervescent comedy of money and manners. Breckenridge Bender, a very rich American with a distinct resemblance to J.P. Morgan, arrives in England with the purpose of acquiring some very great art; he is...

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    It was the fact that the occupants of Paramore did indeed take their trouble hard that struck Spencer Coyle after he had been an hour or two in that fine old house. This very short second visit, beginning on the Saturday evening, was to constitute th...

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    It was only after he had gone that, whether aware or not, the other lowered, on either side, the absorbing page and knew that their eyes had met. A remarkable thing, for Maud Blandy, then happened, a thing quite as remarkable at least as poor Beadel'...

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    A Passionate Pilgrim is a novella by Henry James, first published in The Atlantic Monthly in 1871. The story was the earliest fiction that James included in the New York Edition (1907-09) of his works. Set in England, the tale shows James' strong int...

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    Henry James, son of theologian Henry James Sr. and brother of the philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James, was an American-born author and literary critic of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He spent much of his life...

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    These exhibitions give a great impression of the standing art-wealth of Great Britain, and of the fact that, whether or no the English people have painted, the rest of the world has painted for them. They have needed pictures; it is ungracious to loo...

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    Excerpt from Pictures and Other Passages From Henry James "John La Farge became at once, in breaking on our view, quite the most interesting person we knew, and for a time remained so, he became a great many other things beside - a character, above a...

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    The story opens in the Grand Hotel in Rome with a young woman named Stella. While Stella's at dinner with her aunt and uncle and they're discussing matters that, well, aren't particularly interesting, a peculiar man named Sasha Roumovski enters the r...

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    Henry James wrote with an imperial elegance of style, whether his subjects were American innocents or European sophisticates, incandescent women or their vigorous suitors. His omniscient eye took in the surfaces of cities, the nuances of speech, dres...

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    The Princess Casamassima is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1885-1886 and then as a book in 1886. It is the story of an intelligent but confused young London bookbinder, Hyacinth Robinson, who becomes in...

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    "There could hardly be a greater shock of contrast than to pass from Mr. Kipling to Mr. Henry James. It is like passing from a swarming world of tropical sunshine into some dim-lighted Hades, peopled with low-voiced aristocratic shades. It takes us s...

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    "Obstacles are those frightening things you see when you take you eyes off your goal." Henry James's The Pupil is a short story whose events center around a teen-age pupil named Morgan Moreen and his young tutor Pemberton. Morgan is the child of an i...

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    "The Real Thing," a tale of an artist and his models, a husband and wife in impoverished conditions willing to do anything to earn their keep. This story, often read as a parable, plays with the reality-illusion dichotomy that fascinated James, espec...

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    The story of an American hack journalist in Europe, this book is an early example of James' fascination with Americans confronting Europe's version of civilized society. Yet here he gives the theme a sly twist, as the Europeans find themselves enamou...

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    The lives of two men-Roderick Hudson, a gifted sculptor, and Rowland Mallet, Roderick's benefactor-are tragically altered by love after they travel to Europe to further Hudson's career. Mallet, a wealthy bachelor, finds himself hopelessly in love wit...

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    Towards each other, however, they were somewhat more on the offensive. They were good sisterly friends, betwixt whom it would take more than a day for the seeds of jealousy to sprout and bear fruit; but the young girls felt that the seeds had been so...

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    "Henry James's Last Short Story"A Round of VisitsHenry JamesHenry James, OM (15 April 1843 - 28 February 1916) was an American writer who spent most of his writing career in Britain. He is regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary r...

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    Throughout his life, Henry James was drawn to the short story form for the freedom and variety it offered. The nineteen stories in this selection span James's career, from brief tales to longer works, all exploring his concerns with the old world and...

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    The Sense of the Past is an unfinished novel by the American author Henry James that was published in 1917, a year after James' death. The novel is at once an eerie account of time travel and a bittersweet comedy of manners. A young American trades p...

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    This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scannin...

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    I know not whether George Eliot has any enemies, nor why she should have any; but if perchance she has, I can imagine them to have hailed the announcement of a poem from her pen as a piece of particularly good news. "Now, finally," I fancy them sayin...

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    She left the others, at all events, completely together, and so, as the plot, with this, might be said definitely to thicken, it came to me in all sorts of ways that the curtain had gone up on the drama. It came to me, I hasten to add, much less from...

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    The Spoils of Poynton is a novel by Henry James, first published under the title The Old Things as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1896 and then as a book in 1897. This novel describes the struggle between Mrs. Gereth, a widow of impeccable taste...

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    Henry James, OM (15 April 1843 - 28 February 1916) was an American-born British writer, regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. He was the son of Henry James, Sr. and the brother of philosopher and psychologist William Ja...

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    Henry James, OM (15 April 1843 - 28 February 1916) was an American-born British writer, regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. He was the son of Henry James, Sr. and the brother of philosopher and psychologist William Ja...

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    "The Author on His Craft" again reprints James s critical essay "The Art of Fiction" and related passages from his notebooks, including a new passage on "In the Cage." "Criticism" has been entirely updated and includes ten new essays by critics who d...

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    THE appearance of "Terminations" will in no way shake the general belief in Mr. Henry James's accomplished touch and command of material. On the contrary, it confirms conclusions long since foregone, and will increase the respect of his readers. Only...

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    Whence, it may be asked, does the society derive it's light and it's inspiration? From the past, from precedent, from tradition---from the great unwritten body of laws which no one has in his keeping, but many in their memory, and all in their respec...

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    There is, perhaps, scant apparent logic in treating a closed career more tenderly than an open one; but we suspect it belongs to the finer essence of good criticism to do so, and, at any rate, we find our judgment of the author of the Voyage en Espag...

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    Miss Amy took her evening nap before dinner, an hour at which Miss Susan could never sleep -- it was so odd; whereby Miss Susan took hers after that meal, just at the hour when Miss Amy was keenest for talk. Miss Susan, erect and unsupported, had fee...

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    Henry James, OM (15 April 1843 - 28 February 1916) was an American-born British writer, regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. He was the son of Henry James, Sr. and the brother of philosopher and psychologist William Ja...

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    Henry James' 'The Turn of the Screw', originally published in 1898, is the story of a Governess sent to care for 2 small children, and her confrontation with death and the supernatural. It remains a chilling Gothic horror novel that examines the gene...

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    Jean-Jacques Ampère, as has been said, had a genius for friendship. He never married, but in the course of his life he had two extremely characteristic affections for women. The object of the first was Mme. Récamier, whose acquaintance he made in h...

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    Lady Chasemore reflected with pleasure that it was in her brothers power to do the honours of his native land very completely. She suspected, indeed, that as he didn't like her husband (he couldn't like him, in spite of Sir Rufus's now demeaning hims...

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    That was knowing Paris, of a wondrous bland April night; that was hanging over it from vague consecrated lamp-studded heights and taking in, spread below and afar, the great scroll of all its irresistible story, pricked out, across river and bridge a...

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    They look like blotches of red and white paint and dishonourable smears of chalk on the cheeks of a noble matron. The face toward the Piazzetta is in especial the newest-looking thing conceivable,--as new as a new pair of boots, or as the mornings pa...

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    At the age of 22, Catherine Sloper is regarded as a rather mature blossom. Yet although she is neither clever or beautiful, Morris Townsend finds Catherine exceedingly charming. Meanwhile her father, Dr Sloper, finds all this extremely entertaining....

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    Watch and Ward is a short novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1871 and later as a book in 1878. This was James' first attempt at a novel, though he virtually disowned the book later in life. James was still in...

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    The youngest person present, before the ladies came in, was the young man who had sat next to Vera and whom, being on the same side of the long table, he had not had under his eye. Maurice noticed him now, noticed that he was very good-looking, fair ...

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    With an Introduction by Nicola Bradbury, University of Reading. The Wings of the Dove is a tale of desire and possession, of love and death. It is in essence a simple story, but one that opens up the great subject of art: life itself. To tackle this,...

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