The Resource Daisy Miller, Henry James, (ebook)

Daisy Miller, Henry James, (ebook)

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Daisy Miller
Title
Daisy Miller
Statement of responsibility
Henry James
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Daisy Miller is a fascinating portrait of a young woman from Schenectady, New York, who, traveling in Europe, runs afoul of the socially pretentious American expatriate community in Rome. First published in 1878, the novella brought American novelist Henry James (1843-1916), then living in London, his first international success. Like many of James' early works, it portrays a venturesome American girl in the treacherous waters of European society - a theme that would culminate in his 1881 masterpiece, The Portrait of a Lady. On the surface, Daisy Miller unfolds a simple story of a young American girl's willful yet innocent flirtation with a young Italian, and its unfortunate consequences. But throughout the narrative, James contrasts American customs and values with European manners and morals in a tale rich in psychological and social insight. A vivid portrayal of Americans abroad and a telling encounter between the values of the Old and New World, Daisy Miller is an ideal introduction to the work of one of America's greatest writers of fiction
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Midwest
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1843-1916
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James, Henry
Dewey number
813/.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Dover thrift editions
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  • Americans
  • Young women
  • Europe
Target audience
adult
Label
Daisy Miller, Henry James, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486111582
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11602130
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11602130
System control number
MWT11602130
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Daisy Miller, Henry James, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486111582
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11602130
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11602130
System control number
MWT11602130
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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