The Aspern Papers Chapter 9 Summary and Analysis

Henry James

Chapter 9 Summary and Analysis

The narrator leaves Venice the next morning, following the report that Juliana Bordereau has not died as he feared. He travels around northern Italy, sending letters to Miss Tina, asking her to write him to let him know how things are going. He hears nothing from her. After twelve days he decides to return to Venice. On arriving at the door of the palazzo, he is met by his servant who informs him that Juliana has died and was buried two days previously. He learns that Miss Tina has had to manage most of the affairs by herself, with the help of some old acquaintances that still live in Venice.

The narrator visits a mere thirty minutes with Miss Tina. He looks at her and thinks that she is...

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