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A companion to Henry James, edited by Greg W. Zacharias

Label
A companion to Henry James
Title
A companion to Henry James
Statement of responsibility
edited by Greg W. Zacharias
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Written by some of the best known and distinguished Henry James scholars, this innovative text provides up-to-date scholarship on James's writings. Read together, the chapters of this Companion map the direction of contemporary James studies. Taken separately, each one offers a concise, contemporary reference to the most extensively studied writings and critiques in the field."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Zacharias, Greg W.
Series statement
Blackwell companions to literature and culture
Series volume
55
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
James, Henry
Label
A companion to Henry James, edited by Greg W. Zacharias
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction/
  • Greg W. Zacharias
  • p. 1
  • Chronology of Henry James's Life and Work/
  • Jennifer Eimers
  • p. 4
  • Pt. I.
  • Fiction and Non-Fiction.
  • p. 15
  • 1.
  • Bad Years in the Matrimonial Market: James's Shorter Fiction, 1865-1878/
  • Clair Hughes
  • p. 17
  • 2.
  • What Daisy Knew: Reading Against Type in Daisy Miller: A Study/
  • Sarah Wadsworth
  • p. 32
  • 3.
  • Growing Up Absurd: The Search for Self in Henry James's The American/
  • Wendy Graham
  • p. 51
  • 4.
  • Vital Illusions in The Portrait of a Lady/
  • Peter Rawlings
  • p. 70
  • 5.
  • Bostonians and the Crisis of Vocation/
  • Sarah Daugherty
  • p. 88
  • 6.
  • "The Abysses of Silence" in The Turn of the Screw/
  • Kimberly C. Reed
  • p. 100
  • 7.
  • On Maisie's Knowing Her Own Mind/
  • Robert B. Pippin
  • p. 121
  • 8.
  • "What woman was ever safe?" Dangerous Constructions of Womanhood in The Ambassadors/
  • Anna Despotoponlou
  • p. 139
  • 9.
  • Unwrapping the Ghost: The Design Behind Henry James's The Wings of the Dare/
  • Evelyne Ender
  • p. 156
  • 10.
  • Truth, Knowledge, and Magic in The Golden Bowl/
  • Sigi Jottkandt
  • p. 176
  • 11.
  • Henry James and the (Un)Canny American Scene/
  • Gert Buelens
  • p. 193
  • 12.
  • Revisiting and Revisions in the New York Edition of the Novels and Tales of Henry James/
  • Philip Horne
  • p. 208
  • 13.
  • What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Love: Henry James's Last Words/
  • Michael Anesko
  • p. 231
  • 14.
  • Henry James, Cultural Critic/
  • Pierre A. Walker
  • p. 249
  • 15.
  • Timeliness and Henry James's Letters/
  • Greg W. Zucharieis
  • p. 261
  • Pt. II.
  • Contexts for Reading Henry James
  • 16.
  • Brief Biography of Henry James/
  • Jennifer Eimers
  • p. 277
  • 17.
  • Jamesian Matter/
  • Bill Brown
  • p. 292
  • 18.
  • Henry James and the Sexuality of Literature: Before and Beyond Queer Theory/
  • Natasha Hurley
  • p. 309
  • 19.
  • Exuberance and the Spaces of Inept: Instruction: Robert Baden Powell's Scouting for Boys and Henry James's The Art of the Novel/
  • Denis Flannery
  • p. 324
  • 20.
  • Nothing Personal: Women Characters, Gender Ideology, and Literary Representation/
  • Donatella Izzo
  • p. 343
  • 21.
  • Others: Henry James's Family/
  • Linda Simon
  • p. 360
  • 22.
  • Beyond the Rim: Camp Henry James/
  • Jonathan Warren
  • p. 374
  • 23.
  • Henry James and the United Stares/
  • John Carlos Rowe
  • p. 390
  • 24.
  • Henry James and Britain/
  • Nicola Bradbury
  • p. 400
  • 25.
  • Henry James in France/
  • Julie Wolkenstein
  • p. 416
  • 26.
  • Henry James and Italy/
  • Rosella Mamoli Zorzi
  • p. 434
  • 27.
  • Henry James in the Public Sphere/
  • Richard Salmon
  • p. 456
  • 28.
  • James and Film/
  • Susan M. Griffin
  • p. 472
  • Index.
  • p. 490
Control code
ocn202547867
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xiii, 505 p.
Isbn
9781405140423
Lccn
2008008193
Label
A companion to Henry James, edited by Greg W. Zacharias
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction/
  • Greg W. Zacharias
  • p. 1
  • Chronology of Henry James's Life and Work/
  • Jennifer Eimers
  • p. 4
  • Pt. I.
  • Fiction and Non-Fiction.
  • p. 15
  • 1.
  • Bad Years in the Matrimonial Market: James's Shorter Fiction, 1865-1878/
  • Clair Hughes
  • p. 17
  • 2.
  • What Daisy Knew: Reading Against Type in Daisy Miller: A Study/
  • Sarah Wadsworth
  • p. 32
  • 3.
  • Growing Up Absurd: The Search for Self in Henry James's The American/
  • Wendy Graham
  • p. 51
  • 4.
  • Vital Illusions in The Portrait of a Lady/
  • Peter Rawlings
  • p. 70
  • 5.
  • Bostonians and the Crisis of Vocation/
  • Sarah Daugherty
  • p. 88
  • 6.
  • "The Abysses of Silence" in The Turn of the Screw/
  • Kimberly C. Reed
  • p. 100
  • 7.
  • On Maisie's Knowing Her Own Mind/
  • Robert B. Pippin
  • p. 121
  • 8.
  • "What woman was ever safe?" Dangerous Constructions of Womanhood in The Ambassadors/
  • Anna Despotoponlou
  • p. 139
  • 9.
  • Unwrapping the Ghost: The Design Behind Henry James's The Wings of the Dare/
  • Evelyne Ender
  • p. 156
  • 10.
  • Truth, Knowledge, and Magic in The Golden Bowl/
  • Sigi Jottkandt
  • p. 176
  • 11.
  • Henry James and the (Un)Canny American Scene/
  • Gert Buelens
  • p. 193
  • 12.
  • Revisiting and Revisions in the New York Edition of the Novels and Tales of Henry James/
  • Philip Horne
  • p. 208
  • 13.
  • What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Love: Henry James's Last Words/
  • Michael Anesko
  • p. 231
  • 14.
  • Henry James, Cultural Critic/
  • Pierre A. Walker
  • p. 249
  • 15.
  • Timeliness and Henry James's Letters/
  • Greg W. Zucharieis
  • p. 261
  • Pt. II.
  • Contexts for Reading Henry James
  • 16.
  • Brief Biography of Henry James/
  • Jennifer Eimers
  • p. 277
  • 17.
  • Jamesian Matter/
  • Bill Brown
  • p. 292
  • 18.
  • Henry James and the Sexuality of Literature: Before and Beyond Queer Theory/
  • Natasha Hurley
  • p. 309
  • 19.
  • Exuberance and the Spaces of Inept: Instruction: Robert Baden Powell's Scouting for Boys and Henry James's The Art of the Novel/
  • Denis Flannery
  • p. 324
  • 20.
  • Nothing Personal: Women Characters, Gender Ideology, and Literary Representation/
  • Donatella Izzo
  • p. 343
  • 21.
  • Others: Henry James's Family/
  • Linda Simon
  • p. 360
  • 22.
  • Beyond the Rim: Camp Henry James/
  • Jonathan Warren
  • p. 374
  • 23.
  • Henry James and the United Stares/
  • John Carlos Rowe
  • p. 390
  • 24.
  • Henry James and Britain/
  • Nicola Bradbury
  • p. 400
  • 25.
  • Henry James in France/
  • Julie Wolkenstein
  • p. 416
  • 26.
  • Henry James and Italy/
  • Rosella Mamoli Zorzi
  • p. 434
  • 27.
  • Henry James in the Public Sphere/
  • Richard Salmon
  • p. 456
  • 28.
  • James and Film/
  • Susan M. Griffin
  • p. 472
  • Index.
  • p. 490
Control code
ocn202547867
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xiii, 505 p.
Isbn
9781405140423
Lccn
2008008193

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