By Joel Porte

The Portrait of a girl is arguably Henry James' so much beautiful and available novel. The advent to this quantity of especially written essays situates the unconventional in its cultural and old context and discusses the real revisions that James later made to the textual content. The essays that keep on with tackle the novel's position within the culture of recent narrative, its relation to renowned women's fiction at the query of marriage, the impact of Henry James' brother William, and the nature of the heroine obvious from a psychoanalytic viewpoint.

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