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The Portrait of a Lady

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"The Portrait of a Lady" is one of Henry James's most popular long novels and is regarded by critics as one of his finest. "The Portrait of a Lady" is the story of a spirited young American woman, Isabel Archer, who "affronts her destiny" and finds it overwhelming. She inherits a large amount of money and subsequently becomes the victim of Machiavellian scheming by two American expatriates. Like many of James's novels, it is set mostly in Europe, mostly England and Italy. Generally regarded as the masterpiece of James's early period, this novel reflects James's continuing interest in the differences between the New World and the Old, often to the detriment of the former. It also treats in a profound way the themes of personal freedom, responsibility, betrayal, and sexuality.
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ISBN
9781446782507
Published
November 21, 2011
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
862.9 KB

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