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A-level English - The Gothic Novel: Henry James

A guide to resources on the Gothic novel; the origins, indicators, authors and books, compiled by your librarians.

Henry James (1843 - 1916)



Henry James was born on 15 April 1843 in New York City, New York State, United States, the second of five children born to theologian Henry James Sr. (1811-1882) and Mary Robertson nee Walsh. Click the above image to read more about the author...

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The Turn of the Screw

The story starts conventionally enough with friends sharing ghost stories 'round the fire on Christmas Eve. One of the guests tells about a governess at a country house plagued by supernatural visitors. Click above image to read the story online.... 

The Turn of the Screw - part 1

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