The Portrait of a Lady is a brilliant book about human manipulation, love, and marriage that shows just how important real-life experience is. .Henry James was well ahead of his times when he created Isabel Archer. Way to go Henry! I don't know if you would call yourself a frontier feminist, but I will.
The Portrait of a Lady is a brilliant book about human manipulation, love, and marriage that shows just how important real-life experience is to making the right choices in life. While the focus of the novel is on the pitfalls of a young woman, making the dilemmas she faces somewhat particular to her gender, nonetheless there is plenty to be learned by all readers of this book, regardless of gender. Having said that, I hope male readers don't shy away from Portrait of a Lady. This is not a male basher. I, for instance, first read this book right after I got married and firmly resolved that, as a reader of literature, I would never become a "sterile dilettante" like Gilbert Osmond.
Other famous works include Washington Square (1880), The Portrait of a Lady (1881), The Princess Casamassima (1886), The Aspern Papers (1888), The Turn of the Screw (1898), and three large novels of the new century, The Wings of the Dove (1902), The Ambassadors (1903) and The Golden Bowl (1904). In 1905 he revisited the United States and wrote The American Scene (1907).
Home Henry James The Portrait of a Lady. a division of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. First Signet Classics Printing (Tóibín Afterword), July 2007. The portrait of a lady, . Henry James (1843-1916) spent his early life in America, but often traveled with his celebrated family to Europe. After briefly attending Harvard, he began to contribute both criticism and tales to magazines. Later, he visited Europe and began Roderick Hudson. Late in 1875, he settled in Paris, where he met Turgenev, Flaubert, and Zola and wrote The American.
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Patricia Crick (Annotations). Henry James’ The Portrait of a Lady touched me deeply
Patricia Crick (Annotations). Henry James’ The Portrait of a Lady touched me deeply. That I was mesmerized by it, there is no doubt. So, when I started reading The Portrait of a Lady, it was fascinating to read how Henry James uses symbolic or metaphorical architectural spaces and places to tell us about Isabel Archer and her life. This was something I knew and it remitted directly to my dreams and my deepest self.
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Why does anyone read Henry James if that is not what they want? But in addition to those qualities, it has wit and social satire. The Portrait of a Lady Penguin classics.
The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James (Paperback, 1984). Good Condition: A book that has been read, but is in good condition. Minimal damage to the book cover eg. scuff marks, but no holes or tears. If this is a hard cover, the dust jacket may be missing. Binding has minimal wear.
Book Description Penguin Classics, 2003.
Published by Penguin Classics (2003). ISBN 10: 0141439637 ISBN 13: 9780141439631. Book Description Penguin Classics, 2003.
The Portrait of a Lady. With its subtle delineation of American characters in a European setting, Portrait of a Lady is one of the most accomplished and popular of Henry James's early novels. Published: 30/01/2003. When Isabel Archer, a beautiful, spirited American is brought to Europe by her wealthy aunt Touchett, it is expected that she will soon marry.