The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories [NOOK Book]

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To read a story by Henry James is to enter a world—a rich, perfectly crafted domain of vivid language and splendid, complex characters. Devious children, sparring lovers, capricious American girls, obtuse bachelors, sibylline spinsters and charming Europeans populate these five fascinating Nouvelles —works which represent the author in both his early and late phases. From the apparitions of evil that haunt the governess in The Turn Of The Screw to the startling self-scrutiny of an egotistical man in The Beast In ...
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The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories

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Overview

To read a story by Henry James is to enter a world—a rich, perfectly crafted domain of vivid language and splendid, complex characters. Devious children, sparring lovers, capricious American girls, obtuse bachelors, sibylline spinsters and charming Europeans populate these five fascinating Nouvelles —works which represent the author in both his early and late phases. From the apparitions of evil that haunt the governess in The Turn Of The Screw to the startling self-scrutiny of an egotistical man in The Beast In The Jungle, the mysterious tumings of human behavior are skillfully and coolly observed—proving Henry James to be a master of psychological insight as well as one of the finest stylists of modern English literature.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781420936285
  • Publisher: Neeland Media LLC
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
Note on the texts
Further reading
Chronology
Prefaces
Sir Edmund Orme 1
Owen Wingrave 37
The Friends of the Friends 79
The Turn of the Screw 113
Appendix: from James's Notebooks 237
Notes 245
Variant readings 259
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