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The Cambridge Edition of the Complete Fiction of Henry James: The Portrait of a Lady Series Number 7 (Hardback)
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The Cambridge Edition of the Complete Fiction of Henry James: The Portrait of a Lady Series Number 7 (Hardback)

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The Cambridge Edition of the Complete Fiction of Henry James provides, for the first time, a scholarly edition of a major writer whose work continues to be read, quoted, adapted and studied. Widely considered James's first great work of fiction and highly innovative in its narrative techniques, The Portrait of a Lady follows the story of an ardent, idealistic American heroine, Isabel Archer, in a cosmopolitan Europe. It explores individual freedom amidst confining circumstance, romantic choice, and the consequences of disillusionment and betrayal. This edition, based on the most reliable of the work's first book appearances (Macmillan, 1882), provides an authoritative text of one of James's finest long novels, with extensive annotations, a detailed textual history and an analysis of the reasons for its long-held popular appeal. It will be of particular interest not only to James scholars, but also book historians and students of nineteenth-century Anglo-American literature and culture.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107004009
Number of pages: 990
Weight: 1630 g
Dimensions: 234 x 158 x 61 mm

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“The Portrait of a Lady”

This book is worth the effort! It's about a lady who is very intelligent and sought-after, who marries the wrong man and suffers her fate. The characters are really believable, its very well written - but is not... More

Paperback edition
14th April 2009
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“The Portrait of a Lady”

My favourite book ever, but it wouldn't have been my choice for Valentine's Day! Isabelle chooses the man who doesn't love her over the man who does and then accepts her fate and sacrifices her chance... More

Paperback edition
15th February 2008
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