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Wings of the Dove (Classic Literature with Classical Music)

by Henry James Jr.

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Published by Naxos Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classic fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Abridged Audio - Literature/Classics,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Classics,
  • Books on Tape/CD

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam Hope (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9161067M
    ISBN 109626343907
    ISBN 109789626343906
    OCLC/WorldCa82959163

    Librivox recording of The Wings of the Dove by Henry James. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. "The Wings of the Dove," published in , represents to my memory a very old--if I shouldn't perhaps rather say a very young--motive; I can scarce remember the time when the situation on which this long-drawn fiction mainly rests was not vividly present to me. The Dove by Kristy McCaffrey is a fun and enjoyable read. Dressed in a soiled dove's clothes and wearing a wig, Claire is tossed out of a saloon, to land on her bottom smack dab at Logan's feet. From there the story takes off, with a whodunit plot and plenty of action and romance to keep you turning the pages/5.

    About The Wings of the Dove. Selected by the Modern Library as one of the best novels of all time Set amid the splendor of London drawing rooms and gilded Venetian palazzos, The Wings of the Dove is the story of Milly Theale, a naïve, doomed American heiress, and a pair of lovers, Kate Croy and Merton Densher, who conspire to obtain her fortune.   The Wings of the Dove, by Henry James, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics. New introductions commissioned /5(86).

    Kate Croy in The Wings of the Dove. Kate Croy The Daughter. We open the book with Kate in a room waiting (and waiting and waiting) for her dad to show up. We feel a bit bad for Kate because it seems like her father, Lionel, is a selfish jerk-o who deserted Kate's mother and caused her to die of a broken heart. Later in the book, Kate tells. Wings of a Dove by Barbieri, Elaine by Elaine Barbieri and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Set amid the splendor of London drawing rooms and gilded Venetian palazzos, The Wings of the Dove is the story of Milly Theale, a naïve, doomed American heiress, and a pair of lovers, Kate Wings of the Dove book and Merton Densher, who conspire to obtain her fortune/5.

First published in“The Wings of the Dove” is considered to be one of Henry James’s great masterpieces.

It is the story of Milly Theale, a wealthy American heiress, who has traveled to London and tries to conceal that she is facing a serious illness, and the young couple she spends time with there, Kate and Merton/5(70). Nowhere does HarperCollins say that their Collins Classics edition of "The Wings of the Dove" only contains half of the book or that it is volume one of Wings of the Dove book or whatever.

This seems to be a rip-off and is actually quite annoying.1/5(2). The Wings Of The Dove [Henry James] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Confronting a Bronzino portrait in an English country house, a young American heiress comes face to face with her own predicament.

For Milly Theale/5(68). The Wings of the Dove is a classic example of Henry James's morality tales that play off the naiveté of an American protagonist abroad.

In earlyth-century London, Kate Croy and Merton Densher are engaged in a passionate, clandestine love affair/5(70). “The Wings of the Dove represents the pinnacle of James’s prose.”—Louis Auchincloss About the Author Henry James (), born in New York City, was the son of noted religious philosopher Henry James, Sr., and brother of eminent psychologist and philosopher William James/5(21).

The Wings of the Dove, novel by Henry James, published in It explores one of James’s favourite themes: the cultural clash between naive Americans and sophisticated, often decadent Europeans.

The story is set in London and Venice. Kate Croy is a Londoner who encourages her secret fiancé, Merton Densher, to woo and marry Milly Theale, a wealthy young American. The Wings of the Dove, published inrepresents to my memory a very old–if I shouldn’t perhaps rather say a very young–motive; I can scarce remember the time when the situation on which this long-drawn fiction mainly rests was not vividly present to me.4/5(1).

This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion and a Free Quiz on The Wings of the Dove by Henry James.

In The Wings of the Dove, Henry James provides a rather unique approach to the timeless issues of selfishness, greed, conspiracy, love, and betrayal - universal themes in literature since early Greek theater. Some people prefer earlier James works, and THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY is a brilliant and intense novel that isn't quite so hard to read as THE WINGS OF THE DOVE.

But the good woman in that book gets utterly crushed (James had guts and almost never sold out to what his readers might want by way of a happy ending); she never knows what hit her until it's too late/5(59).

“ The Wings of the Dove represents the pinnacle of James’s prose.”—Louis Auchincloss From the Trade Paperback edition.

From the Inside Flap Of the three late masterpieces that crown the extraordinary literary achievement of Henry James, The Wings of the Dove () is at once the most personal and the most elemental/5(70). The Wings of the Dove Summary. Kate Croy wants to get married to Merton Densher.

The only problem is that Merton is a penniless writer and Kate's Aunt Maud won't support Kate financially if she marries Merton. Enter Milly Theale, an extremely rich young lady from New York who develops a crush on Merton when they meet in America.

Free download or read online The Wings of the Dove pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Henry James. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this classics, fiction story are. The book has been awarded with, /5. Henry James wrote The Wings of the Dove to commemorate the life of his beloved cousin, who died young from tuberculosis.

This hit James hard, especially because James always struggled with the thought that he had somehow wasted his life, even though he's a Great Literary Mind. The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2 by Henry James. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: James, Henry, Title: Project Gutenberg off free ebooks to download.

audio books by Jane Austen. The Wings of the Dove Henry JAMES ( - ) "The Wings of the Dove," published inrepresents to my memory a very old--if I shouldn't perhaps rather say a very young--motive; I can scarce remember the time when the situation on which this long-drawn fiction mainly rests was not vividly present to me.

The Wings of the Dove is a classic example of Henry James's morality tales that play off the naiveté of an American protagonist abroad.

In earlyth-century London, Kate Croy and Merton Densher are engaged in a passionate, clandestine love affair. The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2 book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a pre historical reproduction that /5.

Also possibly Ps where God has conquered the kings of Canaan for Israel and the wings of [His] dove are sheathed with silver, its feathers with shining gold [from the Canaanites]." Kate Croy, 25 y/o and very handsome, meets in London with her wretched reprobate father, Lionel Croy [explicitly an addict only in the movie].

The Wings of the Dove by Henry James, a free text and ebook for easy online reading, study, and reference. The Wings of the Dove is James' novel about Milly Theale, an American heiress struck by a life-threatening disease, and its affect on the people around her.

[Portrait by John Singer Sargent, Lady Agnew of Lochnaw, ]. Wings of a Dove marks the first time Ive read a book by Elaine Barbieri, a rather prolific author, I discovered, whos been published in the romance genre for over thirty years.

Its an epic tale that spans fourteen years in the lives of our hero and heroine, starting with their trip west on an orphan train when hes fifteen and shes just ten/5.Published inThe Wings of the Dove is part of Henry James’s later body of work and reveals a more intensely psychological aspect than his earlier novels do.

James once again focuses on the.The Wings of the Dove is probably the most depressing thing I've ever read. Not because it's an overtly depressing book. Not because it's an overtly depressing book. No, it isn't the substance, but rather the impression the book gives off that gets the reader so down/5.