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The turn of the screw : authoritative text, contexts, criticism

Author: Henry James; Deborah Esch; Jonathan Warren
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1999.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 2nd ed.View all editions and formats
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Summary:
Presents the nineteenth-century short story in which a governess believes her two charges, ten-year-old Miles and eight-year-old Flora, are being haunted by the ghosts of former servants, and includes notes, a history of the novel, selections from James' letters and other writings, and critical essays.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Ghost stories
Fiction
Named Person: Henry James; Henry James
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry James; Deborah Esch; Jonathan Warren
ISBN: 039395904X 9780393959048
OCLC Number: 40043490
Description: xiii, 271 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: The text of The turn of the screw --
Contexts --
Criticism --
Henry James: a chronology. Contents of "Criticism": Magic of evil and love --
A masterpiece by Mr. Henry James --
The story *** is distinctly repulsive --
Academy portraits: Henry James / Henry Harland --
Mr. James's new book --
Henry James as a ghost raiser / Droch --
On books at Christmas / John D. Barry --
Two volumes from Henry James --
The most hopelessly evil story --
Psychic phenomena --
Facts, or delusions / Oliver Elton --
The "Iron Scot" stenographer / William Lyon Phelps --
Henry James, and the ghostly / A.R. Orage --
Henry James's ghosts / Virginia Woolf --
A pre-Freudian reading of The turn of the screw / Harold C. Goddard --
Henry James to the ruminant reader: The turn of the screw / Edna Kenton --
The ambiguity of Henry James / Edmund Wilson --
A radio symposium / Katherine Anne Porter, Allen Tate, Mark Van Doren --
The Freudian reading of The turn of the screw / Robert B. Heilman --
Her ghosts, her other selves, those parts of ourselves / R.P. Blackmur --
The turn of the screw / Maurice Blanchot --
Introduction to Tales of the supernatural / Leon Edel --
The fantastic / Tzvetan Todorov --
Henry James: madness and the risks of practice (turning the screw of interpretation) / Shoshana Felman --
James: twists of the governess / Henry Sussman --
Recognition: servant in the ending / Bruce Robbins --
"Hanging fire": the primal scene of The turn of the screw / Ned Lukacher --
History and epistemology: the example of The turn of the screw / Paul B. Armstrong --
Henry James and the ghostly / T.J. Lustig.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Responsibility: Henry James.

Abstract:

Presents the nineteenth-century short story in which a governess believes her two charges, ten-year-old Miles and eight-year-old Flora, are being haunted by the ghosts of former servants, and includes notes, a history of the novel, selections from James' letters and other writings, and critical essays.

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