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Daisy Miller


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A story by H. James published in 1879, dramatized by James 1883.

Daisy Miller travels to Europe with her wealthy, commonplace mother, and in her innocence and audacity offends convention and seems to compromise her reputation. She dies in Rome of malaria. She is one of the most notable and charming of James's portrayals of ‘the American girl’.

Subjects: Literature.


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Henry James (1843—1916) writer


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