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The Romance of Certain Old Clothes (short story)

  • Type: Short Story
  • Length: 29 pages

The Romance of Certain Old Clothes is a 1868 a Gothic Tale by American writer Henry James. - AsNotedIn

She had lost her husband early in life, and had devoted herself to the care of her progeny. These young persons grew up in a manner to reward her tenderness and to gratify her highest hopes. The first-born was a son, whom she had called Bernard, in remembrance of his father. The others were daughters - born at an interval of three years apart. Good looks were traditional in the family, and this youthful trio were not likely to allow the tradition to perish.
Henry James, The Romance of Certain Old Clothes




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  • Massachusetts, United States of America Towards the middle of the eighteenth century there lived in the Province of Massachusetts a widowed gentlewoman, the mother of three children, by name Mrs Veronica Wingrave.

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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1868/02/00 Henry James Author "The Romance of Certain Old Clothes" by Henry James is published in The Atlantic Monthly.
1868/02/00 The Atlantic Monthly Publisher "The Romance of Certain Old Clothes" by Henry James is published in The Atlantic Monthly.

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Particulars for The Romance of Certain Old Clothes (short story):
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Gothic Fiction genre of decaying settings, medieval locales with dark atmosphere of isolation, mystery and terror
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Art Type Short Story short form narrative fiction

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Original Language: English



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