novels tales plays prefaces

a separate page has an alphabetical listing of titles

works not yet linked (therefore in appearing with the title still black)
will become available over the course of time


[HJ monogram from Macmillan 1922 editions] novels

The Princess Casamassima (1886) text of the London, 1886 three-volume first edition
The tragic muse (1890) text of the London, 1891 one-volume edition
The spoils of Poynton (1897) text of the London, 1897 first book edition
The awkward age (1899) text of the London, 1899 first book edition
The sacred fount (1901) text of the London, 1901 first edition
The outcry (1911) text of the London, 1911 first edition
The ivory tower (1914) left incomplete in 1914; text of the London, 1917 posthumous first edition

[HJ monogram from Macmillan 1922 editions] tales   (first UK book texts, by collection)

there is also an alphabetical listing;
titles listed here and not already available will be added as time permits

Washington Square; etc.

texts of the London, 1881 1 vol. edition :

The Pension Beaurepas

A bundle of letters

Stories revived

texts of the London, 1885, 2 vol. edition :

First series

The author of Beltraffio

Pandora

The path of duty

A light man

A day of days

Georgina’s reasons

A landscape-painter

Second series

A passionate pilgrim

Rose-Agathe

Poor Richard

The last of the Valerii

Master Eustace

The romance of certain old clothes

A most extraordinary case

tales first appearing in British book form in the

Collective edition (1883)

texts of the London, 1883 edition :

The siege of London

The point of view

Tales of three cities

texts of the London, 1884 edition :

Lady Barberina

A New England winter

The impressions of a cousin

The Aspern papers

originally 1888;
texts of the London, 1890, 1 vol. edition :

The Aspern papers

Louisa Pallant

The modern warning

A London life

texts of the London, 1889, 1 vol. edition :

A London life

The Patagonia

The liar

Mrs Temperly

The lesson of the master

texts of the London, 1892 edition :

The lesson of the master

The marriages

The pupil

Brooksmith

The solution

Sir Edmund Orme

The real thing

texts of the London, 1893 edition :

The real thing

Sir Dominick Ferrand

Nona Vincent

The chaperon

Greville Fane

The private life

texts of the London, 1893 edition :

The private life

The wheel of time

Lord Beaupré

The visits

Collaboration

Owen Wingrave

Terminations

texts of the London, 1895 edition :

The death of the lion

The Coxon fund

The middle years

The altar of the dead

Embarrassments

texts of the London, 1896 edition :

The figure in the carpet

Glasses

The next time

The way it came

In the cage

text of the London, 1898 edition :

In the cage

The two magics

texts of the London, 1898 edition :

The turn of the screw

Covering End

The soft side

texts of the London, 1900 edition :

The great good place

‘Europe’

Paste

The real right thing

The great condition

The tree of knowledge

The abasement of the Northmores

The given case

John Delavoy

The third person

Maud-Evelyn

Miss Gunton of Poughkeepsie

The better sort

texts of the London, 1903 edition :

Broken wings

The Beldonald Holbein

The two faces

The tone of time

The special type

Mrs Medwin

Flickerbridge

The story in it

The beast in the jungle

The birthplace

The papers

tales first appearing in British book form in the

New York edition

texts of the London, 1909 edition :

Fordham Castle

The jolly corner

Julia Bride

The finer grain

texts of the London, 1910 edition :

The velvet glove

Mora Montravers

A round of visits

Crapy Cornelia

The bench of desolation


[HJ monogram from Macmillan 1922 editions] plays

Summersoft (one act) (1895) text based on 1947 printing
The high bid (three act) (1907) text based on 1947 printing
parallel texts of these plays and the tale Covering End
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The outcry (three act) (1909) text based on 1947 printing
parallel texts of the play and the novel The outcry
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[title-page device from the ‘New York edition’ prefaces

All the texts of the prefaces James wrote for the New York edition of his novels and tales are available here. In addition to being linked from the bibliographies of relevant novels and tales on the site, they have their own introduction and menu, which includes work-title indexes, or you can select a known volume number direct from the following list :

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