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tragedy of manners

moral drama in the later novels of Henry James

by Frederick C. Crews

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Published by Archon Books in [Hamden, Conn.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Ethics.,
  • Didactic fiction, American -- History and criticism.,
  • Moral conditions in literature.,
  • Ethics in literature.,
  • Tragic, The.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] Frederick C. Crews.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2124 .C7 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination114 p.
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4576497M
    ISBN 100208010475
    LC Control Number77131376

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