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What Is Turn Of The Screw About

  • The Turn of the Screw is s ghostly Gothic tale by Henry James. A masterpiece in ambivalence and the uncanny, The Turn of the Screw tells the story of a young woman who is hired as governess to two seemingly innocent children in an isolated country house. As the tale progresses she begins to see the ghost of her dead predecessor. Or does she? The story...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2009
  • Written in 1897, The Turn of the Screw remains one of the most suspenseful and fascinating ghost stories ever written. A governess arrives at an isolated English mansion to care for two seemingly angelic but rather strange young children, and the appearance of two evil phantoms leads her to question her sanity.

    Publisher : Electric Book Company
    published : 1999
  • 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...

    Publisher : MobileReference.com
    published : 2010
  • 'The apparition had reached the landing half-way up and was therefore on the spot nearest the window where, at the sight of me, it stopped short' The Turn of the Screw tells the story of a young governess sent to a country house to take charge of two orphans. Unsettled by a sense of intense evil in the house, she soon becomes obsessed with the...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2011
  • An isolated, forlorn estate...a very young, inexperienced governess...the boy, Miles, the girl, Flora--two angelically beautiful, strangely distant children... and the fiends . Phantoms of shadow and madness, twin creatures of evil, ghosts of the condemned. Two figures, half-seen, lurking in twilit windows and dark towers, beckoning...silent...coming...

    Publisher : Tom Doherty Associates
    published : 2009
  • One of the most disturbing ghost stories ever written, a tale of imagined danger and real dread A young governess arrives at a secluded country estate, hired by the manor?s often-absent master to look after his orphaned niece and nephew. The young woman, a parson?s daughter, is immediately charmed by eight-year-old Flora?and Miles, two years older,...

    Publisher : Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller
    published : 2014
  • Since its inception, criminology has had trouble answering the question of what it is about. But although many consider the answer to this question to be self-evident, this book pursues the provocative possibility that criminology does not know what the object of its study is; it merely knows what it is called. Aiming to foster dissent among those...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2015
  • A new adaptation of Henry James's classic novella adapted for the stage by Rebecca Lenkiewicz. This adaptation was first staged at the Almeida Theatre, London, in January 2013.

    Publisher : Faber & Faber
    published : 2013
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    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2008
  • A young governess turns up at a country estate in Essex to care for Miles and Flora, two young orphans left in care of their absentee uncle. Soon after her tenure begins, the governess begins to see strangers walking the grounds, and interacting with the siblings in odd and disturbing ways. The governess begins to feel they are not wholly human?but...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013