The turn of the screw and other stories /
by James, Henry; Lustig, T. J.Material type: BookSeries: World's classics: Publisher: Oxford [England] ; Oxford University Press, 1992.Description: lv, 266 pages ; 19 cm.ISBN: 9780199536177; 0199536171.Subject(s): Manners and customs -- Fiction | England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction | Psychological fiction | Diary fiction | Ghost stories | Diary fiction | Fiction | Psychological fiction
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Whether viewed as a subtle, self-conscious exploration of the haunted house of Victorian culture, filled with echoes of sexual and social unease, or simply as "the most hopelessly evil story we have ever read," The Turn of the Screw is probably the most famous of ghostly tales and certainly the most eerily equivocal. This new edition includes three rarely reprinted ghost stories from the 1890s, "Sir Edmund Orme," "Owen Wingrave," and "The Friends of the Friends," as well as relevant extracts from James's notebooks and journals.<br> <br> About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.<br>
Includes bibliographical references (pages xxix-xxxiii).
Sir Edmund Orme -- Owen Wingrave -- Friends of the friends -- Turn of the screw.