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The Ambassadors

The Ambassadors  

Henry James and Christopher Butler (ed.)

Published in Print: 
14 August 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921391
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199538546.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199538546
Lambert Strether, a mild middle-aged American of no particular achievements, is dispatched to Paris from the manufacturing empire of Woollett, Massachusetts. The mission conferred on him by ... More
The American

The American  

Henry James and Adrian Poole (ed.)

Published in Print: 
30 July 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923074
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199555208.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199555208
‘You you a nun; you with your beauty defaced and your nature wasted you behind locks and bars! Never, never, if I can prevent it!’ A wealthy American man of business descends on Europe ... More
The Aspern Papers and Other Stories

The Aspern Papers and Other Stories  

Henry James and Adrian Poole (ed.)

Published in Print: 
14 February 2013
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923548
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199639878.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199639878
There's no baseness I wouldn't commit for Jeffrey Aspern's sake.’ The poet Aspern, long since dead, has left behind some private papers. They are jealously guarded by an old lady, once his ... More
The Bostonians

The Bostonians  

Henry James and R. D. Gooder (ed.)

Published in Print: 
26 March 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921582
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199539147.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199539147
The plot of this novel revolves around the feminist movement in Boston in the 1870s. F.R. Leavis called it one of “the two most brilliant novels in the language.” The novel’s many allusions ... More
Daisy Miller and An International Episode

Daisy Miller and An International Episode  

Henry James and Adrian Poole (ed.)

Published in Print: 
13 June 2013
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923555
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199639885.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199639885
An inscrutable combination of audacity and innocence’ ... Young Daisy Miller perplexes, amuses, and charms her stiff but susceptible fellow-American, Frederick Winterbourne. Is she innocent ... More
Daisy Miller and Other Stories

Daisy Miller and Other Stories  

Henry James and Jean Gooder (ed.)

Published in Print: 
29 January 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921407
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199538560.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199538560

This volume includes “Daisy Miller”, “Pandora”, “The Patagonia”, and “Four Meetings”.

The EuropeansA Sketch

The Europeans: A Sketch  

Henry James and Ian Campbell Ross

Published in Print: 
25 June 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923166
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199555635.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199555635
Eugenia, Baroness Mnster, wife of a German princeling who wishes to be rid of her, crosses the ocean with her brother Felix to seek out their American relatives. Their voyage is prompted, ... More
The Golden Bowl

The Golden Bowl  

Henry James and Virginia Llewellyn Smith (ed.)

Published in Print: 
29 January 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921414
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199538584.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199538584
abstract A rich American art-collector and his daughter Maggie buy in for themselves and to their greater glory a beautiful young wife and a noble husband. ... More
The Portrait of a Lady

The Portrait of a Lady  

Henry James and Roger Luckhurst (ed.)

Published in Print: 
09 April 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920301
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199217946.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199217946
‘One ought to choose something very deliberately, and be faithful to that.’ Isabel Archer is a young, intelligent, and spirited American girl, determined to relish her first experience of ... More
The Spoils of Poynton

The Spoils of Poynton  

Henry James and Bernard Richards (ed.)

Published in Print: 
11 September 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921780
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199552481.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199552481
Mrs Gareth, widowed chatelaine of Poynton, is fighting to keep her house with its priceless objets d’art from her son Owen and his lovely, utterly philistine fiancée. When she discovers ... More
The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories

The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories  

Henry James and T. J. Lustig (ed.)

Published in Print: 
17 April 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920530
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199536177.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199536177
A young, inexperienced governess is charged with the care of Miles and Flora, two small children abandoned by their uncle at his grand country house. She sees the figure of an unknown man ... More
Washington Square

Washington Square  

Henry James and Adrian Poole (ed.)

Published in Print: 
11 November 2010
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923258
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199559190.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199559190
‘She will do as I have bidden her.’ Catherine Sloper is heiress to a fortune and the social eminence associated with Washington Square. She attracts the attention of a good-looking but ... More
What Maisie Knew

What Maisie Knew  

Henry James and Adrian Poole (ed.)

Published in Print: 
14 August 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921421
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199538591.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199538591
What Maisie Knew (1897) represents one of James's finest reflections on the rites of passage from wonder to knowledge, and the question of their finality. The child of violently divorced ... More
The Wings of the Dove

The Wings of the Dove  

Henry James and Peter Brooks (ed.)

Published in Print: 
25 June 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923111
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199555437.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199555437
The vivacious Kate Croy seems to face a stark choice; to marry Merton Densher, the impoverished journalist she loves, and thereby break with her family, or to marry lovelessly but well and ... More

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