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The novels of James's significant part within the context of fin-de-siècle decadence, this ebook illuminates relevant matters within the James corpus and critical features of a wealthy and fraught cultural second. via an in depth exam of the textures of the novels, Kventsel defines and explores their psycho-cultural box of that means.

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