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Henry James wrote with an imperial attractiveness of fashion, no matter if his matters have been American innocents or eu sophisticates, incandescent ladies or their full of life suitors. His omniscient eye took within the surfaces of towns, the nuances of speech, costume, and demeanour, and, specifically, the microscopic interactions, hesitancies, betrayals, and self-betrayals which are the genuine substance of relationships. The completely new Portable Henry James offers an remarkable variety of this nice physique of labor: seven significant stories, together with Daisy Miller, The flip of the Screw, "The Beast within the Jungle," and "The Jolly Corner"; a sampling of revisions James made to a couple of his most renowned paintings; go back and forth writing; literary feedback; correspondences; autobiography; descriptions of the key novels; and parodies by way of recognized contemporaries, together with T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Virginia Woolf, and Graham Greene.

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