Synopses & Reviews
Henry James renowned early novella of innocents abroad, Daisy Miller recounts the escapades and misadventures of a "mobile affluent American girl" and her family on a European tour. This affordable student edition reprints and lightly annotates the text of the 1878 first edition, which is accompanied by a chronology of the life of the author, an illustrated introduction to the work, an annotated bibliography for further reading, and a concise glossary of literary terms. This title is available in print or as a Bedford e-Book to Go.
About the Author
Henry James (1843-1916) was an iconic figure of nineteenth century literature. Among his many masterpieces are The Portrait of a Lady, The Bostonians, The Europeans, The Golden Bowl, and Washington Square. As well as fiction, James produced several works of travel literature and biography, and was one of the great letter writers of any age. A contemporary and friend of Robert Louis Stevenson, Edith Wharton, and Joseph Conrad, James continues to exert a major influence on generations of novelists and writers.