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Love and the quest for identity in the fiction of Henry James

P. Sicker

Love and the quest for identity in the fiction of Henry James

by P. Sicker

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Published by Princeton U.P. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • James, Henry, -- 1843-1916.

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    Statementby P. Sicker.
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    Open LibraryOL21043722M

    This book is on the following lists: 4th on The Greatest Novels () - 7th on For The Love of Books (For The Love of Books) - 18th on The Novel A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel ) - 23rd on 20th Century's Greatest Hits: English-Language Books of Fiction (Larry McCaffery) - 27th on The Modern Library | Best Novels .   If there was ever a rule that an American writer should do his boldest, most experimental work first and then retreat to safe ground, no one ever bothered to tell Henry went the opposite direction, from the reader-friendly storyteller behind Washington Square and the serious modern novelist of The Portrait of a Lady to the remote, forbidding, .

      The Complete Letters of Henry James Volumes 1 & 2: edited by Pierre A Walker and Greg W Zacharias pp/pp, University of Nebraska Press, £57/£ When Henry James arrived in. In a book both brilliant and lucid, Evelyne Ender explores the issue of sexual identity in the fiction, criticism, and psychoanalytic writings of the nineteenth century. She focuses on the figure of the hysteric, which, she says, came to represent a mind haunted by the questioning of gender.

    The Henry James Review () The following, alphabetically arranged, is a list of books that have recently turned up as part of Henry James's library and are . A resourceful and prolific writer of fiction, travel, criticism, and cultural commentary, Henry James is one of the most entertaining of American writers. His first five novels, presented complete in this Library of America volume, are filled with sparkling dialogue, masterfully timed suspense, and the romance of youthful and artistic aspiration.


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Love and the quest for identity in the fiction of Henry James by Philip Sicker,Princeton University Press edition, in EnglishCited by: Comprised of more than selections from Henry James's stories about writers, his critical and speculative essays, his Notebooks, Prefaces, and letters, this collection brings together for the first time, in a single, systematic volume, all the important passages in James's work which have implications for or ideas about his theory of result is the most/5.

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In a letter to Sarah Orne Jewett, inHenry James inveighed against historical fiction: “You may multiply the little facts that can be got from pictures & documents, relics & prints, as much as you like — the real thing is almost impossible to do, & in its essence the whole effect is as nought You have to think with your modern apparatus a man, a woman, — or rather.

Henry James OM (() 15 April – () 28 February ) was a British author, who became a British citizen in the last year of his life, regarded as a key transitional figure between literary realism and literary modernism, and is considered by many to be among the greatest novelists in the English was the son of Henry James Sr.

and the brother of renowned Alma mater: Harvard Law School. The Top 10 Henry James Novels Any good liberal—and James was one—who has ever chafed at the excesses of his or her own side will love the satire of this book’s opening chapters, which.

Henry James was an American writer who was the second child of Henry James, Sr. and Mary Walsh Robertson.

His father Henry James Sr. was a son of an Irish immigrant who was very wealthy and to him education was the most important thing. Henry James was born on ApNew York, U.S and died in London, England Febru Henry James () was an America-born English writer whose novels, short stories and letters established the foundation of the modernist movement in twentieth century fiction and poetry.

His career, one of the most significant and influential i. Looking for books by Henry James. See all books authored by Henry James, including The Turn of the Screw, and The Portrait of a Lady, and more on The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Fiction. Henry James $ Daisy Miller.

Henry James $ - $ The Ambassadors. Henry James $ - $ The Correspondence of. Henry James ( - ) was an American-born British writer. He is regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. He was the son of Henry James, Sr.

and the brother of philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James. He is best known for a number of novels showing Americans encountering Europe and /5(13). David Lodge's novel about Henry James, Author, Author is published in paperback by Penguin next week.

To order a copy for £ with free UK p&p call Guardian book service on Topics. The Henry James Review is the only journal devoted to Henry James. One of the very best single-author journals in the marketplace, it is open to the diversity of critical biographical, archival, and creative work being done on James.

Comprised of more than selections from Henry James's stories about writers, his critical and speculative essays, his Notebooks, Prefaces, and letters, this collection brings together for the first time, in a single, systematic volume, all the important passages in James's work which have implications for or ideas about his theory of result is the most comprehensive, Reviews: 1.

THE ART OF FICTION by Henry James [Published in Longman's Magazine 4 (September ), and reprinted in Partial Portraits (Macmillan, ); paragraphing and capitalization follow the Library of America edition.].

I SHOULD not have affixed so comprehensive a title to these few remarks, necessarily wanting in any completeness, upon a subject the full consideration of. The stream of Jamesian fiction slackened somewhat after that, but did not dry up.

British author A.N. Wilson published a short novel called A Jealous Ghost infeaturing a young American girl. When considering James’ life and work together — and Tóibín’s powerful depiction of the two entwined — Leon Edel’s towering five-volume biography, The Life of Henry James (winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer), will also rivet one’s attention with its novelistic immediacy and sweep.

Henry James was born into a wealthy and educated family in New York on Ap His father Henry James Sr. was a well known clergyman and a rich intellectual having connections with some of the most influential and educated people of the time.

Education was of utmost importance to Henry’s family. Henry James, OM (Ap Febru ), son of Henry James Sr. and brother of the philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James, was an American-born author and literary critic of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

He spent much of his life in Europe and became a British subject shortly before his death.This breakthrough of James’s mature work is, by its nature, a harbinger of the most radical forms of modern narrative. Henry James is rarely considered an experimental novelist, but by pushing meaning to the breaking point in The Ambassadors, and his other late works, he sets the stage for more overt manifestations of semantic breakdown.

David Lodge declared to have been “The Year of Henry James.” This was because saw the publication of two major “biographical” novels about James — “The Master,” by Colm Author: David Leavitt.