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Henry James: The portrait of a lady.

Denise James

Henry James: The portrait of a lady.

by Denise James

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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • James, Henry, 1843-1916. -- Examinations -- Study guides.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 96.

    StatementPrepared for Barnes & Noble by Denise James.
    SeriesBarnes & Noble book notes, 863
    ContributionsBarnes & Noble.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2116.P63 J3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5215980M
    LC Control Number75078846

    'The phase when his (Henry James') genius functioned with the freest and fullest vitality is represented by 'The Portrait of a Lady'. - F R Leavis AUTHOR Although born in the United States, Henry James () was educated in Europe, and spend most of his later 4/5(2). The Portrait of a Lady is the story of a spirited young American woman, Isabel Archer, who "affronts her destiny" and finds it overwhelming. She inherits a large amount of money and subsequently becomes the victim of Machiavellian scheming by two American expatriates. Like many of James' novels, it is set mostly in Europe, notably England and.

    PREFACE “The Portrait of a Lady” was, like “Roderick Hudson,” begun in Florence, during three months spent there in the spring of Like “Roderick” and like “The American,” it had been designed for publication in “The Atlantic Monthly,” where it began to appear in It differed from its two predecessors, however, in finding a course also open to it, from month to. The Portrait of a Lady was an immediate success upon publication; it remains the most popular of James' longer works and is generally regarded as the masterpiece of his early period. Download the accompanying reference guide.

    The Portrait of a Lady is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly and Macmillan's Magazine in –81 and then as a book in It is one of James's most popular long novels, and is regarded by critics as one of his finest. The Portrait of a Lady is the story of a spirited young American woman, Isabel.   Henry James once defined criticism as the mind “reaching out for the reasons of its interest”, a process that he deemed “the very education of our imaginative life”. Michael Gorra doesn’t include this quotation in Portrait of a Novel but it is an apt description of the book he has written about James’s The Portrait of a Lady ().


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