Complete Stories 1884–1891 Book by Henry James

Complete Stories 1884–1891 Book by Henry James

Complete Stories 1884–1891

Sometimes overshadowed by his work as a novelist, Henry James s short fiction is an astonishing achievement, a triumph of inventiveness and restless curiosity This Library of America volume the third of five volumes devoted to his short fiction includes among its seventeen stories some of James s greatest masterpieces The Aspern Papers is a stunning novella about emot Sometimes overshadowed by his work as a novelist, Henry James s short fiction is an astonishing achievement, a triumph of inventiveness and restless curiosity This Library of America volume the third of five volumes devoted to his short fiction includes among its seventeen stories some of James s greatest masterpieces The Aspern Papers is a stunning novella about emotional ruthlessness in the service of literary scholarship The Pupil is a densely suggestive account of the moral perplexities underlying the relationship between an impoverished tutor and a young invalid The Lesson of the Master is an intricate study of ambition, disappointment, and the demands of a life devoted to art Brooksmith is a moving portrait of a house servant and Sir Edmund Orme is an enthralling ghost story.In The Liar, a painter attempts to force a former love to admit that her present husband is a pathological liar in The Patagonia, a young man cavalierly flirts with a young woman en route to her wedding in England, with disastrous consequences.More than half the stories within this volume are available in no other edition

Title : Complete Stories 1884–1891
Author :  Henry James
Language : English
Isbn : 1883011647
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 896 pages

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