Sir Edmund Orme (Short Stories 2009, #8)

Sir Edmund Orme (Short Stories 2009, #8) By Henry James Nicoletta Aresca, This early work by Henry James was originally published in 1891 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography Henry James was born in New York City in 1843 One of thirteen children, James had an unorthodox early education, switching between schools, private tutors and private reading James published his first story, A Tragedy of Error , in theThis early work by Henry James was originally published in 1891 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography Henry James was born in New York City in 1843 One of thirteen children, James had an unorthodox early education, switching between schools, private tutors and private reading James published his first story, A Tragedy of Error , in the Continental Monthly in 1864, when he was twenty years old In 1876, he emigrated to London, where he remained for the vast majority of the rest of his life, becoming a British citizen in 1915 From this point on, he was a hugely prolific author, eventually producing twenty novels and than a hundred short stories and novellas, as well as literary criticism, plays and travelogues Amongst James s most famous works are The Europeans 1878 , Daisy Miller 1878 , Washington Square 1880 , The Bostonians 1886 , and one of the most famous ghost stories of all time, The Turn of the Screw 1898 We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.. Sir Edmund Orme Short Stories This early work by Henry James was originally published in and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography Henry James was born in New York City in One of thirteen chi

  • Title: Sir Edmund Orme (Short Stories 2009, #8)
  • Author: Henry James Nicoletta Aresca
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  • Page: 178
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
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    1. Though written before mental illness was recognized as a reality for many, this story must be one of the greatest texts on mental illness and anguish ever recorded in any artform Indeed, Orme s form may be one that haunts Charlotte, but it can only be seen by her mother and lover, until stricken from her accursed body by Charlotte s ultimate surrender to love Note that James constructs Charlotte s intrinsic reality entirely divorced from the protagonist s necessarily false one with the caveat in [...]

    2. Per essere uno scrittore che ammetteva di non prediligere il genere soprannaturale, Henry James scrisse un buon numero di racconti di fantasmi Il punto che James era nato un secolo in ritardo per essere interessato ai fantasmi in s Ad interessarlo era la psicologia di un personaggio capace di vederne uno Le apparizioni erano quindi per lui un pretesto, o per meglio dire un escamotage Non a caso, le sue migliori ghost stories che a volte sono le sue storie migliori tout court vennero scritte tra [...]

    3. A passable ghost story, but it s no Turn of the Screw I felt beneath my feet the threshold off the strange door, in my life, which had suddenly been thrown open and out of which unspeakable vibrations played up through me like a fountain.

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