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Daisy Miller By Henry Miller
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Traveling in Europe with her family, Daisy Miller, an exquisitely beautiful young American woman, presents her fellow-countryman Winterbourne with a dilemma he cannot resolve. Is she deliberately... More > flouting social convention in the outspoken way she talks and acts, or is she simply ignorant of those conventions? When she strikes up an intimate friendship with an urbane young Italian, her flat refusal to observe the codes of respectable behavior leave her perilously exposed. In "Daisy Miller" James created his first great portrait of the enigmatic and dangerously independent American woman, a figure who would come to dominate his later masterpieces. This edition contains extensive overviews of both the author and the novel.< Less
BREXIT, MILLER & HENRY VIII By David Heilbron Price
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Brexit, the act of leaving the European Union, is an issue with major repercussions for both UK and Europe. Following the Referendum vote of 23 June 2016, the Conservative Government of Theresa May... More > has tried to submit the necessary Article 50 with little recourse to Parliament. Individuals, associations and UK's devolved governments have all reacted. Considered to be the most important legal issues of recent times, the Supreme Court and High Court Judgements in the case Gina Miller vs the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union are all here in one volume. Both the press summaries and the full judgement are included, together with some of the main submissions of the litigants. The written submissions of the Scottish, Northern Irish and Welsh Law Officers, ex-pats and other interested parties are also included. An Essay links this case with Common Law concepts. Ancient British law was founded on Referendums, Courts with Juries and Parliaments. The king was entirely subject to the Law of the Land.< Less
BREXIT, MILLER & HENRY VIII By David Heilbron Price (Editor)
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Brexit, the act of leaving the European Union, is an issue with major repercussions for both UK and Europe. Following the Referendum vote of 23 June 2016, the Conservative Government of Theresa May... More > has tried to submit the necessary Article 50 with little recourse to Parliament. Individuals, associations and UK's devolved governments have all reacted. Considered to be the most important legal issues of recent times, the Supreme Court and High Court Judgements in the case Gina Miller vs the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union are all here in one volume. Both the press summaries and the full judgement are included, together with some of the main submissions of the litigants. The written submissions of the Scottish, Northern Irish and Welsh Law Officers, ex-pats and other interested parties are also included. An Essay links this case with ancient British Common Law that was founded on Parliaments, Courts with Juries, and Referendums. The king was entirely subject to the Law of the Land.< Less
Daisy Miller By Henry James
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While on a trip to Switzerland, Frederick Winterbourne is introduced to a young, beautiful American named Daisy Miller. Although Daisy has a reputation for being frivolous and flirtatious,... More > Winterbourne is intrigued by her, so when the two meet again in Rome, he takes an interest in the rumours about her behaviour and, against wiser counsel, becomes involved once again with her. Despite being criticized for how Daisy’s character portrayed American values at the time, Daisy Miller was an immediate success and remains one of Henry James’ most popular works. In 1909, James adapted the story into a dramatic work of the same name with an alternate conclusion.< Less
Daisy Miller By Henry James
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First appearing in the Cornhill Magazine in 1878 and published book form a year later, Daisy Miller is a novella that follows the fortunes of the eponymous character as she manoeuvres around the... More > courtship of Frederick Winterbourne, while acting flirtatiously with a young Italian. Winterbourne is advised against this pursuit on the grounds that Miller is hardly marriageable material considering her nature, but he continues with his courtship regardless. The resolution, when it arrives, turns the story from romance into tragedy. Daisy Miller follows familiar themes for James, notably the strong, outgoing female lead as an American abroad, contrasting with a more staid male harbouring differing opinions about the old world. The other notable aspect is the familiarity between Miller and Minny Temple, a strong spirited woman James knew before her death from Tuberculosis.< Less
Daisy Miller By Henry James
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Daisy Miller is the story of a young woman from New York’s willful yet innocent flirtation with a young Italian, and its unfortunate consequences. The novella was the first big success for... More > author Henry James who would repeat the theme of a venturesome American girl in the treacherous waters of European society in his later masterpiece, The Portrait of a Lady.< Less
Daisy Miller By Henry James
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Daisy Miller is the story of a young woman from New York’s willful yet innocent flirtation with a young Italian, and its unfortunate consequences. The novella was the first big success for... More > author Henry James who would repeat the theme of a venturesome American girl in the treacherous waters of European society in his later masterpiece, The Portrait of a Lady.< Less
Daisy Miller By Henry James
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Henry James was an American born author and literary critic of the late 19th and the early 20th centuries. He contributed to the criticism of fiction, particularly in his insistence that writers be... More > allowed the greatest freedom possible in presenting their view of the world. He spent most of his writing career in Britain. He is best known for a number of novels showing Americans encountering Europe and Europeans.< Less
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Daisy Miller : A Study (Illustrated) By Henry James
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Henry James' Daisy Miller is an outstanding portrayal of a girl, Daisy, who falls a prey to the conflict of two different cultures.