Teacher Guide

The American Lesson Plan

Relationship to Other Books

Henry James is the author of numerous novels, nonfiction books, short stories, journal articles, and critical essays. Among his best-known novels are The Portrait of a Lady (1881), The Bostonians (1886), The Turn of the Screw (1898), The Awkward Age (1891), and The Ambassadors (1903). For other works of nineteenth-century realism by American authors, consider the novels of Mark Twain, William Dean Howells, Rebecca Harding Davis, John W. DeForest, Joseph Kirkland, E.W. Howe, and Hamlin Garland. For French literature in this tradition, consider the vast oeuvres of Honoré de Balzac and Emile Zola. There are many reputable fiction and nonfiction books about Americans in Paris, from a diverse...

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