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Studies in American Fiction

The Turn of the Screw

“A merely pictorial subject”: The Turn of the Screw Adam Sonstegard The Turn of the Screw is a very mechanical matter, I honestly think–an inferior, a merely pictorial, subject and rather a shameless potboiler. –Henry James to Frederic W. H. Myers The visual artists whom critics have recently explored in connection with Henry James–painter John […]