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The awkward age / Henry James ; with an introduction by Cynthia Ozick.

By: James, Henry, 1843-1916Material type: TextTextSeries: Everyman's library ; 152Publication details: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, [1993]Edition: 1st edDescription: xliv, 393 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 0679420371 :Subject(s): Mothers and daughters -- Fiction | Young women -- Fiction | England -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Bildungsromane.DDC classification: 813/.4 LOC classification: PS2116 | .A8 1993Online resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information Dissertation note: Henry James had arrived at such mastery of the forms and uses of fiction by the time he published The Awkward Age in 1899 that this story of a young girl introduced into a casually corrupt circle of sophisticates is at once a universal drama of innocence confronting evil, a detailed examination of a social order, and a stunning picture of a civilization in crisis. On the verge of what was to be his greatest period of creativity,
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Henry James had arrived at such mastery of the forms and uses of fiction by the time he published The Awkward Age in 1899 that this story of a young girl introduced into a casually corrupt circle of sophisticates is at once a universal drama of innocence confronting evil, a detailed examination of a social order, and a stunning picture of a civilization in crisis. On the verge of what was to be his greatest period of creativity,

Includes bibliographical references (p. xxxvi-xxxvii).

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