The Turn of the Screw

The Turn of the Screw

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The Turn of the Screw is a short novel or a novella written by American writer Henry James. Originally published in 1898, it is ostensibly a ghost story that has lent itself well to operatic and film adaptation. Due to its ambiguous content and narrative skill, The Turn of the Screw became a favorite text of New Criticism.

The account has lent itself to dozens of different interpretations, often mutually exclusive, including those of a Freudian nature. Many critics… (more)

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Language: English

Published in: 1898

Word count: 42,211 words (≈ about 3 hours)


Copyright: Public Domain

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