by Henry James
Publisher: Harper & Brothers 1880
Number of pages: 300
Washington Square is a searing portrait of selfishness, cruelty and manipulation that brings a radically new psychological depth to the traditional 19th century novel of manners. A story of hidden emotions, fear of breaking conventions, and hypocrisy resulting from those conventions.
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by Henry James - The Riverside Press
Mrs Gereth is convinced that Fleda Vetch would make the perfect daughter-in-law. Only the dreamy, highly-strung young woman can genuinely appreciate, and perhaps eventually share, Mrs Gereth's passion for her 'things' - the antique treasures...
by Henry James - Methuen & Co.
The Outcry (1911) is James's last novel. He pokes fun at the upper crust in the form of both a wealthy American scouring England for art and a down-on-his-luck British lord looking to separate the Yank from as much of his cash as possible.
by Henry James - Harper & Brothers
In this short novel Henry James plays with a major issue of his personal life and of his time and place generally: the interaction between individuals from England and America around the turn of the 19th into the 20th century.
by Henry James
Roderick Hudson is the story of the conflict between art and the passions; the title character is an American sculptor in Italy. Faltering in both his artistic ambitions and his personal relationships, he travels to Switzerland and dies there.