Abbreviations for Henry James Works
Used by the Henry James Review


Abbreviations for works by James should be consistent. In text, all titles (short and long) are underlined. Short stories are put in quotes; however, the short title for short stories should still be underlined.



BJ      "The Beast in the Jungle"
BO      Bostonians
BW      "Broken Wings"
CN      The Complete Notebooks of Henry James
CP      The Complete Plays of Henry James
CT      Collected Tales of Henry James, Ed. Leon Edel. 4 Vols. (use CTI, CTII, etc., for more than one vol.)
CT      Complete Tales of Henry James. Ed. Leon Edel. 12 vols.
DL      "The Death of the Lion"
DM      "Daisy Miller" (always in quotes, not italicized)
EL      Essays on Literature, American Writers, English Writers. Ed. Leon Edel. New York: Library of America, 1984. Vol. 1 of Literary Criticism. [See p. 128 of MLA, 4.6.15]
EU      The Europeans. FC      "The Figure in the Carpet"
FP      French Poets and Novelists
FW      French Writers, Other European Writers, The Prefaces to the New York Edition. Ed. Leon Edel. New York: Library of America, 1984. Vol. 2 of Literary Criticism. [See p. 128 of MLA; 4.6.15]




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