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 - Charles Scribner's Sons
A brilliant and sophisticated satire of manners and morals. The Wings of the Dove is an indelible take on the tragic love triangle in which two poor yet ardent lovers seduce a dying woman in the hope that she will leave them her fortune.
by Henry James - eBooks@Adelaide
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.
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 - 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.