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Author James, Henry, 1843-1916.

Title The wings of the dove : authoritative text, the author and the novel, criticism / Henry James ; edited by J. Donald Crowley and Richard A. Hocks.

Imprint New York : Norton, ©2003.


Location Call No. Status
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  813.4 JAMES    Lost and Paid
Edition 2nd ed.
Description ix, 627 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Series A Norton critical edition
Norton critical edition.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 623-627).
Summary Presents Henry James' 1902 novel, set in London and Venice, in which Milly Theale, a young heiress with a short time to live, sets out to make her life worthwhile--as Merton Densher and Kate Croy set forth on a plan of betrayal; and includes the author's preface, critical commentary, a chronology, and other reference materials.
Contents The text of The wings of the dove -- Preface to the New York edition (1909) -- Frontispiece to volume I: The doctor's door -- Map: London in 1909 -- Detail of London in 1909 -- The wings of the dove -- Frontispiece to volume II: The Venetian palace -- Map: Venice in 1909 -- Detail of Venice in 1909 -- The author and the novel: Editors' critical commentary -- From his notebooks / Henry James -- From his letters / Henry James -- To William Dean Howells (September 12, 1902), To Mrs. Cadwalader Jones (October 23, 1902), to H.G. Wells (November 15, 1902), To William Dean Howells (December 11, 1902), To Mrs. G.W. Prothero (September 14, 1913), To Mrs. William James (March 29, 1914), To Mrs. Richard W. Gilder (September 2, 1914), From William James (Fall 1902), To William James (Fall 1902) -- From his preface to The Ambassadors / Henry James -- From Italian hours / Henry James -- [St. Mark's] -- [The Venetian people] -- [Relation of art to life in Venice] -- [The vast mausoleum with a turnstile at the door] -- [The resident palaces of Venice] -- [The poetry of misfortune] -- [Three Venetian sisters] -- From Notes of a son and brother / Henry James -- [The character of Minnie Temple], [Memories of cultural innocence], [Minnie as heroine], [The death of Minnie Temple], From "Is there a life after death?" / Henry James -- Criticism: Mr. Henry James's later work / William Dean Howells -- [Dramas of the soul in action] / R.P. Blackmur -- The lesson of spiritual beauty / Christof Wegelin -- From The expense of vision / Laurence B. Holland -- The abyss of language in The wings of the dove -- "A circle of petticoats": the feminization of Merton Densher / Julie Olin-ammentorp -- Henry James, British aestheticism, and commodity culture / Jonathan Freedman -- Henry James and the phenomenal reader: consciousness and the variation of style in The wings of dove / Gary Kuchar -- Henry James made carnal: Wings of the dove / Richard Alleva.
"This web of subtle complexities": The Hossein Amini-Iain Softley Film adaptation of The wings of the dove / Anthony J. Mazzella -- The wings of Henry James / James Thurber.
Subject Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction.
James, Henry, 1843-1916. Wings of the dove.
Americans -- England -- Fiction.
Americans -- Italy -- Fiction.
London (England) -- Fiction.
Venice (Italy) -- Fiction.
Terminally ill -- Fiction.
Young women -- Fiction.
Wings of the dove (James, Henry) (OCoLC)fst01359486
Americans. (OCoLC)fst00807488
Terminally ill. (OCoLC)fst01147878
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) (OCoLC)fst01156439
Young women. (OCoLC)fst01183301
England. (OCoLC)fst01219920
England -- London. (OCoLC)fst01204271
Italy. (OCoLC)fst01204565
Italy -- Venice. (OCoLC)fst01204473
James, Henry.
Wings of the dove.
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Love stories.
Added Author Crowley, J. Donald (Joseph Donald)
Hocks, Richard A., 1936-
ISBN 0393978818
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