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Publisher Comments:

The tale of Daisy's irruption into staid European society enjoyed, as did Daisy herself, a succès de scandale; and it has remained one of Jamess most popular short stories. Like the others collected here--'Pandora,' 'The Patagonia,' and 'Four Meetings'-- it describes a confrontation between different values in a changing world. Is the new independent American girl enchanting in her spontaneity, alarming in her unpredictability, or merely vulnerable in her ignorance of social codes? Hung about with make admirers who seek, uncertainly, to grasp the new phenomenon, Daisy marches on undiscourageable, to her triumphant--or tragic--destiny.

This volume contains prefaces by Henry James, a chronology of his life, and editor's notes.

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One of the latest titles to be relaunched in this series.

Table of Contents

Daisy Miller — Pandora — The Patagonia — Four meetings.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192835437
Author:
James, Henry
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Editor:
Gooder, Jean
Author:
null, Jean
Author:
Gooder, Jean
Author:
null, Henry
Location:
Oxford Oxfordshire ;
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Literature/English | American Literature | 19th C
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Paperback
Series Volume:
105-772
Publication Date:
19981119
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
29 line illus
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
5.000 x 7.700 in 0.544 lb

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