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The great short novels of Henry James

Author: Henry James; Philip Rahv
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 Philip Rahv has collected ten of James's most important short novels to make one distinguished volume. Accompanied by Rahv's informative commentary and keen insights,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Named Person: Henry James; Henry James
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry James; Philip Rahv
ISBN: 9781628737868 1628737867
OCLC Number: 854612951
Notes: "A Herman Graf book."
"Henry James believed that the short novel was the perfect literary form, and his achievements here brilliantly display his mastery of it"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: xiii, 832 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A biographical introduction / Philip Rahv --
Madame de Mauves --
Daisy Miller --
An international episode --
The siege of London --
Lady Barberian --
The author of Beltraffio --
The Aspern papers --
The pupil --
The turn of the screw --
The beast in the jungle.
Other Titles: Novels.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Philip Rahv.

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Originally published: New York: Dial Press, 1944.  Read more...

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