Turn of the Screw
Edition: 1991 (Reprint)
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Description: One of literature’s most gripping ghost stories depicts the sinister transformation of two innocent children into flagrant liars and hypocrites. Elegantly told tale of unspoken horror and psychological terror creates what few stories in literature have been able to do—a complete feeling of dread and uncertainty.
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List price: $3.00
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/1991
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
|The turn of the screw : the complete text in cultural context|
|Introduction : biographical and historical contexts|
|Cultural documents and illustrations|
|Photograph of Henry James and William James|
|Children and servants|
|It is the worst thing in the world to leave children with servants|
|The Victorian governess|
|The occupation of governess is sought merely through necessity|
|Many were the daughters of clergymen|
|There is a strong prejudice against governesses|
|She is perfectly incompetent for her task|
|Our governess left us, dear brother|
|Apparitions and demonic possession|
|A sufficient number of clear and well-attested cases|
|Common-sense persists in recognizing ... a single natural group|
|The haunted house|