Henry James, The Turn of the Screw and other books
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Henry James
Biography at Wikipedia.

Henry James
On this page, a brief biography. Follow the links to teaching tips, discussion questions, and archived support materials.


Text of the novel in multiple formats, including HTML, ePub, and plain text.

"An English New Year"
Background and text of James's essay about a visit to an English children's workhouse. Available in PDF or Google Docs format.

"A Problem"
Introduction and text of the story, available online and in PDF or Google docs format.

"Paste" by Henry James
Text of the story, available in PDF or Google Docs format.

The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
Text of the novel in multiple formats, including plain text, HTML, and ePub.

The Turn of the Screw
This thorough study guide includes discussion of themes and ambiguity. It also provides questions for discussion and/or writing.

The Turn of the Screw
Three book-club-style discussion questions.

The Turn of the Screw vocabulary
Words are presented in context and with definitions. Click on a word for pronunciation, synonyms, examples of use, more.



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