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By Henry James

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Encompassing a interval of virtually fifty years, the tales of Henry James symbolize the main extraordinary feat of sustained literary production nowa days. For sheer richness, type and depth, they've got no equivalent in fiction, allowing us to track the evolution of an exceptional author within the most interesting aspect. This assortment reprints the entire significant tales including many surprising yet both fascinating items that light up their extra celebrated companions.

Volume 1 covers the interval from 1866 to 1891, the years within which James was once evolving and perfecting his paintings as a storyteller. It contains such famous masterpieces as “Daisy Miller,” ‘The Aspern Papers,” “The Siege of London,” and “The Lesson of the Master,” and plenty of different stories during which James proven his favourite characters and occasions: the yank woman in Europe, the solitary observer, the social climber, the literary lion.

Contents of quantity 1

A Landscape-Painter
A mild Man
A Passionate Pilgrim
The Madonna of the Future
Madame de Mauves
Benvolio
Daisy Miller: A Study
An foreign Episode
The Pension Beaurepas
The element of View
The Siege of London
Lady Barberina
The writer of "Beltraffio"
Louisa Pallant
The Aspern Papers
The Liar
The Lesson of the Master
The Patagonia
The Pupil
The Marriages
The Chaperon
Sir Edmund Orme

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Smaller than David you clothe me with extreme Goliath," she wrote her in 1866, fascinated by the power that emanated from Holland's tiny figure (Letters 2: 452). In her role as "Spirit Sister" and "extreme Goliath," Holland energized Dickinson's drama of self-creation and called forth some of her most witty assaults on masculine authority and pretension. Dickinson's letters to Holland are full of antic posturings, as she plays the role of the rebellious daughter, laughing Medusa-like at the absurdities of the male order and challenging their sacred myths.

Before turning over the letters he went through them, eliminating Susan Gilbert's name and in some instances making alterations to disguise a reference to her"(Bingham, Emily Dickinson's Home 54). While Austin sought to cut out or cover over his sister's passionate references to his wife, after Susan's death in 1913, she was demonized by local Amherst society as a dark lady and a villain. Lavinia's friend Mary Lee Hall says she told her that "Sue had been cruel to Emily and herself, and they each had suffered keenly from her insincerities, her insane jealousies, as well as her intentional deceit" (Sewall 256).

If friends never died, she later wrote Holland, there would be "no need of other Heaven than the one below" (Letters 2: 329). The irony, of course, is that in her letters and poetry, Dickinson—the "Queen Recluse" of popular legend—is most potent when she defines herself not apart from but in relation to others. "I should be stronger if I could see you oftener—I am very puny alone," she wrote to Emily Fowler in 1850 (Letters 1: 90). " (Letters 1: 95). In a similar vein, she addressed Abiah Root as a sturdy oak around which she would entwine her tendrils "so full of faith and confidence and the most holy trust" (Letters 1: 166).

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