Selected Tales (BOK)

Henry James

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Throughout his life, Henry James was drawn to the short story form for the freedom and variety it offered. The nineteen stories in this selection span James's career, from brief tales to longer works, all exploring his concerns with the old world and the new, money, fame and art. Daisy Miller', the work that first brought him fame, depicts a bold, unsophisticated American girl abroad, and In the Cage' portrays a young telegraphist's romantic fantasies about customers who send telegrams from her post office. In The Birthplace' a Stratford tour guide embellishes the Shakespeare legend, while in the late masterpiece The Jolly Corner', an elderly American returns from Europe and encounters a strange apparition. Haunting, witty and beautifully drawn, James's tales are as complex and resonant as his novels.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2001 Forfatter Henry James
Forlag
PENGUIN GROUP
ISBN 9780140436945
Antall sider 640 Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 19,8cm x 2,7cm
Vekt 436 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende John Lyon, John Lyon, John Lyon Emner og form Classic fiction (pre c 1945), Short stories