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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • Europe


  • James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Americans -- Europe -- Fiction,
  • Fiction -- Authorship,
  • Short story,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction,
  • Europe -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 489-491.

Statementselected and edited by Christof Wegelin.
SeriesA Norton critical edition
ContributionsWegelin, Christof, 1911-
LC ClassificationsPS2111 .W44 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 491 p. ;
Number of Pages491
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3171182M
ISBN 100393018245, 0393953599
LC Control Number83013367

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