The Wings of the Dove

The Wings of the Dove

Authoritative Text, the Author and the Novel, Criticism

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The "Textual Appendix" includes notes on the novel’s textual history and lists all substantive revisions that James made to the novel, both in 1902 and in1909. "The Author and the Novel," introduced by editorial commentary and new to the Second Edition, includes selections from James’s notebooks, letters, travel books, and autobiographical writings, which illuminate his conception and assessment of The Wings of the Dove. "Criticism" reflects the lively interpretive and theoretical writing that The Wings of the Dove has enjoyed since the previous edition was published in 1978. Eleven essays are included, seven of them new to the Second Edition, including Anthony J. Mazzella’s piece on film adaptation. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included.

Norton Pub
The "Textual Appendix" includes notes on the novel’s textual history and lists all substantive revisions that James made to the novel, both in 1902 and in1909. "The Author and the Novel," introduced by editorial commentary and new to the Second Edition, includes selections from James’s notebooks, letters, travel books, and autobiographical writings, which illuminate his conception and assessment of The Wings of the Dove. "Criticism" reflects the lively interpretive and theoretical writing that The Wings of the Dove has enjoyed since the previous edition was published in 1978. Eleven essays are included, seven of them new to the Second Edition, including Anthony J. Mazzella’s piece on film adaptation. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included.
The text of this 1902 novel is again that of the fully corrected and annotated reprint of the New York Edition (1909), together with James’s preface and the two frontispieces he commissioned for the New York Edition of The Wings of the Dove.

Blackwell North Amer
The text of this revised Norton Critical Edition is the fully corrected and annotated reproduction of the New York Edition (1909), together with the author's preface and the two frontispieces that Henry James commissioned from photographer Alvin Langdon Cobum for the two volumes of the New York Edition. The "Textual Appendix" provides readers with a full account of The Wings of the Dove's publication and textual history, including quotations from fifteen previously unpublished letters that James wrote to his London literary agent and all of the substantive revisions that James made to the novel both in 1902 and in 1909.
Eleven essays are included. Several of these critical essays, in particular that by Mazzella composed especially for this edition, address the relationship of the novel to its film adaptation. A new chronology of James's life and work and an updated Selected Bibliography are also provided.

Publisher: New York : Norton, c2003
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780393978810
0393978818
Characteristics: ix, 627 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm

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