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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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    Juliet's Nurse

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Oxford World's Classics #12: The Portrait of a Lady

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Described by F. R. Leavis as one of the two most brilliant novels in the language, The Portrait of a Lady tells the story of Isabel Archer, young, American, and eager to embrace life, as she makes her choice from the suitors who court her. She is true to her principles, but at what cost?

About the Author

John Updike has been writing fiction, poetry, and criticism for more than forty years. The author of eighteen novels and several hundred short stories, he has twice won the Pulitzer Prize, for Rabbit Is Rich (1982) and Rabbit at Rest (1991).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192100382
Introduction:
James, Henry
Adapted:
Updike, John
Author:
James, Henry
Author:
Updike, John
Author:
null, Henry
Author:
null, John
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literature/English | American Literature | 19th C
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Hardcover
Series Volume:
12
Publication Date:
19990916
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
704
Dimensions:
6.4 x 3.9 x 1.1 in 0.95 lb

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