The Portrait of a Lady (Chap. 2) Lyrics. Henry James — The Portrait of a Lady Genre: The story centres on Isabel Archer, an attractive American whom circumstances have brought to Europe.
Henry James was the most conscientious of artists. His motive for writing lay in the impulse to represent those things in life that roused his own interest and curiosity, and to such representation he confined himself, making no... Henry James' masterpiece about desire and freedom dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths.