14 de fev. de 2023 · The Turn of the Screw, a novella by Henry James, was published in 1898. Literary critics have argued that the ghost story is a complex investigation into the psychology of the narrator, despite James' own dismissal of it as a "potboiler." The text is referred to in this study guide as The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Fiction, which was ...
2 de dez. de 2016 · Adaptation of Henry James' classic ghost story. Hired by the wealthy Mr Cooper (Colin Firth) to act as governess to his orphaned nephew and niece, Jenny
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A young woman is hired by a wealthy but sinister man to tutor his two children at the family’s isolated estate. When the woman gets there, she finds that the two children are not quite what they seem to be–in fact, they are possessed by the spirits of the evil Quint and his lover. Cast. Crew. Details.
The Turn of the Screw toma prestado tanto de los temas de clase y género de Jane Eyre,  como de su escenario de mediados del siglo XIX.  La novela alude a Jane Eyre junto con una referencia explícita a la novela gótica de Ann Radcliffe Los misterios de Udolfo (1794), en la que la institutriz se pregunta si podría haber un pariente secreto escondido en el ático de Bly. [ 5 ]
At a country estate in Essex, Flora and Miles receive a new governess. Shortly after the new governess begins her duties, she notices ghostly figures around the estate. She believes she has figured out who the ghosts are and suspects that the children are also knowledgeable about these apparitions. In the end, her suspicions were correct, but ...
The Turn of the Screw was originally published as a serial, and later went through many revisions by James himself. Though there aren’t any overt suggestion that James intended his novella to be anything but a simple ghost story, the ambiguity in the narrative has captured the imagination of generations of readers and critics.
Le Tour d'écrou ( The Turn of the Screw 1) est un roman court fantastique (appartenant au sous-genre des histoires de fantômes) de l'écrivain américano-britannique 2 Henry James, paru initialement en feuilleton dans le magazine Collier's Weekly, du 27 janvier au 2 avril 1898. Mais le récit est autant une histoire de fantômes qu'une ...