Posts Tagged: The Portrait of a Lady
In January 1882, before he wrote “The Importance of Being Earnest, The Picture of Dorian Gray, or any of the great works for which we honor him today,” Oscar Wilde went on a tour throughout the United States, lecturing about interior decorating, craft-making, and home aesthetics....more
Happy birthday to Henry James!
He pioneered modern fiction techniques with novels like The Portrait of a Lady and The Ambassadors—and of course The Turn of the Screw remains an exemplar of the psychological thriller genre.
You can read many of his books, which are now in the public domain, for free here....more