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The Aspern Papers

By: Henry James
Published By: Double9 Books
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''The Aspern Papers'' was first published by an American author known as Henry James, in The Atlantic Monthly in 1888. Eventually, the novel was published. The Aspern Papers, one of Henry James's most well-known and lauded lengthier stories, is based on letters Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote to Mary Shelley's stepsister, Claire Clairmont, who kept them until she passed away. The Aspern Papers, a thriller set in Venice, is an example of James's ability to build suspense without ever abandoning the growth of his characters. To discover Juliana Bordereau, an unidentified narrator travels to Venice. The narrator flees after Juliana calls him a "publishing scoundrel" and collapses. The narrator of ''The Aspern Papers'' is presented as a "publishing scoundrel", but generates sympathy for the narrator as he tries to work the papers loose from Juliana. Miss Tita is ashamed of her marriage proposal to the narrator but implies she does exactly the right thing by depriving him of the papers. An unnamed narrator tells the story of his obsessional search for some letters and other personal papers that belonged to the late Romantic poet Jeffrey Aspern in this timeless novella from 1888.

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Henry James

Henry James OM was an American-born British author born in New York City on 15 April 1843. He is recognized as a crucial figure in the transition from literary realism to literary modernism. Henry James, Sr., an investor, and banker in Albany, was his father. Henry James was medically unfit in 1861 to fight in the American Civil War. For The Nation and Atlantic Monthly, he produced both fiction and nonfiction writing. Later, in 1878, Watch and Ward was published as a book. He left for Paris in 1875 and arrived in London in 1876. The Portrait of a Lady (1878), was released in 1881. He relocated to Sussex in 1897-1898, where he wrote The Turn of the Screw. He wrote The Ambassadors, The Wings of the Dove, and The Golden Bowl between 1902 and 1904. He received the Order of Merit in 1915 and became a citizen of Great Britain. His memoirs A Small Boy and Others and Notes of a Son and Brother were both published in 1913. He received the Order of Merit in 1915 and became a citizen of Great Britain. He was cremated after passing away on February 28, 1916, in Chelsea, London.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 92 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357271260
  • ISBN-13: 9789357271264
  • Item Weight: 110.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 5.53 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary, Fiction / Psychological