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Tales of Henry James : [electronic resource] the texts of the stories, the author on his craft, background and criticism / selected and edited by Christof Wegelin.

By: James, Henry, 1843-1916.
Contributor(s): Wegelin, Christof, 1911-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: A Norton critical edition.Publisher: New York : Norton, c1984Edition: 1st ed.Description: x, 491 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0393018245; 9780393018240; 0393953599 (pbk.); 9780393953596 (pbk.).Uniform titles: Short stories. Selections Subject(s): United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction | James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Criticism and interpretation | Europe -- Social life and customs -- Fiction | Americans -- Europe -- Fiction | Fiction -- Authorship | Short story | Short stories in English American writers, 1861-1900 - Texts with commentariesDDC classification: 813/.4 Other classification: 18.06 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Daisy Miller, a study -- An international episode -- The Aspern papers -- The pupil -- Brooksmith -- The real thing -- The middle years -- The beast in the jungle -- The jolly corner.
The art of fiction / Henry James -- from His notebooks. On the origin of Brooksmith ; On the origin of The Aspern papers ; On the origin of The real thing ; On the origin of The middle years ; On the origin of The beast in the jungle ; Regarding The jolly corner in restrospect / Henry James -- from His prefaces. On Daisy Miller ; On The Aspern papers ; On Brooksmith and The real thing ; On The middle years ; On The beast in the jungle ; On The jolly corner / Henry James -- from His letters. To Eliza Lynn Linton ; To Mrs. F. H. Hill / Henry James.
The days before / Katherine Anne Porter -- Henry James : the Americano-European legend / Leon Edel.
Preface to a critique. Sensibility and technique / David Daiches -- James the melodramatist / Jacques Barqun -- How his ideas came to him / F. O. Matthiessen and Kenneth B. Murdock -- Revision and style / Christof Wegelin -- Daily miller / Philip Rahv -- Daisy Miller : a study of changing intentions / Carol Ohmann -- An international episode / Christof Wegelin -- The purloining of the Aspern papers, or, The evocation of Venice / Wayne C. Booth -- Unweeded garden : a view of The Aspern papers / Mildred Hartsock -- The pupil / Mildred Hartsock -- James's The real thing : three levels of meaning / Earle Labor -- The beast in the jungle / Krishna Baldev Vaid -- The beast in the jungle / Edwin H. Cady -- The jolly corner / Krishna Baldev Vaid.
Summary: Critical essays and excerpts from James' notebooks, letters, and prefaces accompany nine stories that deal with ghosts, tyranny, the impact of Europe on Americans, and social manipulation.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 489-491).

Texts of the stories. Daisy Miller, a study -- An international episode -- The Aspern papers -- The pupil -- Brooksmith -- The real thing -- The middle years -- The beast in the jungle -- The jolly corner.

The author on his craft. Editor's commentary -- The art of fiction / Henry James -- from His notebooks. On the origin of Brooksmith ; On the origin of The Aspern papers ; On the origin of The real thing ; On the origin of The middle years ; On the origin of The beast in the jungle ; Regarding The jolly corner in restrospect / Henry James -- from His prefaces. On Daisy Miller ; On The Aspern papers ; On Brooksmith and The real thing ; On The middle years ; On The beast in the jungle ; On The jolly corner / Henry James -- from His letters. To Eliza Lynn Linton ; To Mrs. F. H. Hill / Henry James.

Background. The days before / Katherine Anne Porter -- Henry James : the Americano-European legend / Leon Edel.

Criticism. Preface to a critique. Sensibility and technique / David Daiches -- James the melodramatist / Jacques Barqun -- How his ideas came to him / F. O. Matthiessen and Kenneth B. Murdock -- Revision and style / Christof Wegelin -- Daily miller / Philip Rahv -- Daisy Miller : a study of changing intentions / Carol Ohmann -- An international episode / Christof Wegelin -- The purloining of the Aspern papers, or, The evocation of Venice / Wayne C. Booth -- Unweeded garden : a view of The Aspern papers / Mildred Hartsock -- The pupil / Mildred Hartsock -- James's The real thing : three levels of meaning / Earle Labor -- The beast in the jungle / Krishna Baldev Vaid -- The beast in the jungle / Edwin H. Cady -- The jolly corner / Krishna Baldev Vaid.

Critical essays and excerpts from James' notebooks, letters, and prefaces accompany nine stories that deal with ghosts, tyranny, the impact of Europe on Americans, and social manipulation.

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