The Ambassadors

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/24/2008
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics

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An incomparable Henry James’s novel in a new edition Featuring a new introduction, it is a brilliant and sophisticated satire of manners and morals in the best Jamesian tradition. The Ambassadorsis a subtle exploration of American responses to Europe in which a Boston blueblood’s son becomes involved with an unsuitable woman.

Author Biography

Henry James (1843-û1916) wrote more than twenty novels, including The Portrait of a Lady, The Turn of the Screw, and The Golden Bowl. Philip Horne , series editor, is a professor of English at University College London. Adrian Poole is a fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. Andrew Taylor is a lecturer in English at the University of Edinburgh. Millicent Bell is an emerita professor of English at Boston University.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
Further Reading
A Note on the Text
The Ambassadors
Selected Variant Readings
Glossary of French Words and Expressions
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