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turn of the screw & Daisy Miller

Henry James Jr.

turn of the screw & Daisy Miller

by Henry James Jr.

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Published by Lancer Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesDaisy Miller
The Physical Object
Pagination284 p.
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15258857M

Read the full-text online edition of Henry James's Daisy Miller, The Turn of the Screw, and Other Tales (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Henry James's Daisy Miller, The . The Turn of the Screw by Henry James Jr.; editions; First published in ; Subjects: Children, Children in fiction, England in fiction, English language, Fathers and daughters, Fiction, Ghost stories, Governesses, Governesses in fiction, Governesses in literature, Telegraphers, Textbooks for foreign speakers, Young women, Supernatural, Romance Norte Americano, .

Furthermore, we hear several times about the danger of catching the Roman fever, so when Daisy does become sick, we have been prepared for this by earlier allusions to the illness. In The Turn of the Screw, there is every type of indication that sooner or later the governess will confront the children with the presence of one of the apparitions. The Turn of the Screw starts out with families telling stories about ghosts. Daisy Miller is a tale of a girl from Schenectady. "In Daisy Miller, such a protagonist is Winterbourne, who spends the entire novel trying to figure out Daisy.

For lucidity and compactness of style, James's short novels, or novelles, are shining examples of his genius. Few other writings of the century have so captured the American imagination. When "Daisy Miller," the tale of the girl from Schenectady, first appeared in , it was an extraordinary success. James had discovered nothing less than "the American girl"--free spirited /5(7). \\ home \ Daisy Miller: Historical Context. Henry James was born in New York City in , and died in London in These facts are useful symbols of his life: they indicate both his incredibly long and prolific writing career (he published his first short story at 21, and his last novel at the age of seventy), and his transatlantic existence.


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The Turn of the Screw was required reading for high school English and appeared turn of the screw & Daisy Miller book a double with Daisy Miller. I read the former for class, thought it boring and too obscure, and read the latter on the beach that summer since I had it anyway and since James is accounted a great writer/5.

The Turn of the Screw & Daisy Miller Paperback – January 1, by Henry James (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 37 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(2).

This Dell paperback performs a nice bit of service by giving you a pair of Henry James' most significant works: "The Turn Of The Screw," the famous ghost-story novella for which he is best-known today; and "Daisy Miller," another novella that was James' most successful in his lifetime/5(2).

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In October it appeared in The Two Magics, a book published by Macmillan in New York City and Heinemann in London. Classified as both gothic fiction and a ghost story, the novella focuses on a governess who, Author: Henry James.

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Oscar Wilde called James's chilling The Turn of the Screw 'a most wonderful, lurid poisonous little tale'/5(K). When Daisy Miller, the tale of the girl from Schenectady, first appeared init was an extraordinary success. James had discovered nothing less than "the American girl"—free spirited, flirtatious, an innocent abroad determined to defy European convention even if it meant scandal or tragedy.3/5(1).

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FREE DOWNLOAD!By 19th Century American realist, Henry James. The story about an innocent, impressionable young governess who takes over the education of two delightful children, Flora and Miles, at an isolated country estate.

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The Turn of the Screw | 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 Episode, The Aspern Papers and The Altar of the : Dover Publications.

Book Description HTML. American, Daisy Miller, visits Europe with her mother and finds that her freshness and innocence are misinterpreted as immodesty and forwardness.

This brings her into conflict with the differences in the two cultural traditions, inviting shock and disaster. The Turn of the Screw. Reads: Pages: Published: Aug.

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 Episode, The Aspern Papers and The Altar of the Dead. Major course adoption potential. Daisy Miller and The Turn of the Screw Henry James and by Linda Corrente. In Daisy Miller Henry James created his first great portrait of the enigmatic and dangerously independent American woman, a figure who would come to dominate his later masterpieces.

Oscar Wilde called James's chilling The Turn of the Screw 'a most wonderful, lurid poisonous little tale'.Pages: Two, two, two books in one! Daisy Miller is an interesting story of a spoiled young lady and how the choices we make may have unexpected consequences.

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It is far and away better than most gothics and rightly deserves its /5(6).Book collecting. Search for books | Advanced search. Home > James, Henry > Daisy Miller and The Turn Of the Screw. This copy of Daisy Miller and The Turn of the Screw (The Penguin English Library) offered for sale by World of Books Ltd for .