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Washington Square

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13.95  Lei 15.5  Lei

sau 1395 de puncte. Detalii.

Livrare in 25 zile lucratoare

Cod: BRT9781840224276

An aparitie: 2001

Autor: Henry James

Categoria: Classics

Editie: necartonata

Editura: WORDSWORTH EDITIONS

Format: 198 x 127 x 10 mm

Limba: English

Nr. pagini: 176



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Introduction and Notes by Ian F.A. Bell, Professor of English Literature, University of Keele.


Washington Square marks the culmination of James's apprentice period as a novelist. With sharply focused attention upon just four principal characters, James provides an acute analysis of middle-class manners and behaviour in the New York of the 1870's, a period of great change in the life of the city. This change is explored through the device of setting the novel's action during the 1840s, similarly a period of considerable turbulence as the United States experienced the onset of rapid commercial and industrial expansion.


Through the relationships between Austin Sloper, a celebrated physician, and his sister Lavinia Penniman, his daughter Catherine, and Catherine's suitor, Morris Townsend, James observes the contemporary scene as a site of competing styles and performances where authentic expression cannot be articulated or is subject to suppression.

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