The awkward age /

James, Henry, 1843-1916.

The awkward age / Henry James ; with an introduction by Cynthia Ozick. - 1st ed. - New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, [1993] - xliv, 393 p. ; 21 cm. - Everyman's library ; 152 .

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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Mothers and daughters--Fiction.
Young women--Fiction.


Domestic fiction.

PS2116 / .A8 1993