Transforming Henry James / edited by Anna De Biasio, Anna Despotopoulou, and Donatella Izzo.
- Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, 2013.
1 online resource (478 p.)
- James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Criticism and interpretation.
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- Employing a wide range of interpretive and theoretical approaches, this collection brings together distinguished James scholars from four continents to elicit new and exciting readings of a diverse array of James's fiction and non-fiction. Through their transformative acts, the essays investigate James's life-long engagement with cities, places, and tourist sites; offer theoretically informed readings of his work's textual richness; and explore his intricate involvement with social and cultur...
- Machine generated contents note: pt. I Geographies of Memory and Belonging
ch. One Young Henry James: The Outsider / David McWhirter
ch. Two The Aliens: Italians (and James) in Italy and America / Martha Banta
ch. Three Manic James: The Early Letters and Roderick Hudson / Leland S. Person
ch. Four Rome as Pure Experience: Henry's and William's Early Letters / Susan Gunter
ch. Five Rome Changing: James's "Lugubrious Modern Capital" / Rosella Mamoli Zorzi
ch. Six Aftertastes of Ruin: Uncanny Sites of Memory in Henry James's Paris / J. Michelle Coghlan
pt. II Literary Tourism
ch. Seven The Author's House as Tourist Space / Anna De Biasio
ch. Eight Traveling with(in) the Master: Tourist Rhetoric in Henry James's Theory of Fiction / Carlo Martinez
ch. Nine The Real Fiction: Tourism, Modern Italy, and a "Conscious and Cultivated Credulity" / Tatiana Petrovich Njegosh
Ch. Ten "Specimens Indeed of Human Greed": The Museum of Popularity in "The Papers" / Gianna Fusco
pt. III Jamesian Friendship and Hospitality
ch. Eleven Henry James: c'est nous; Jamesian Afterlives, Part 2 / Julie Rivkin
ch. Twelve "We Shall Never Be Again as We Were." Friendship and Fiction in Henry James / Collin Meissner
ch. Thirteen Transforming Hospitality and Friendship in Henry James: From "A London Life" to The Awkward Age / Merle A. Williams
pt. IV Jamesian Sexualities
ch. Fourteen Verena Tarrant, Basil Ransom, and Compulsory Heterosexuality in The Bostonians / Pierre A. Walker
ch. Fifteen What Nanda Knew: A Truth not Universally Acknowledged in The Awkward Age / Alan M. Nadel
ch. Sixteen "If You've Had Your Woman, I've Had ... My Man": May Bartram's Ambivalence in "The Beast in the Jungle" / Leslie Petty
ch. Seventeen Hysteric Subjects in The Wings of the Dove / Beth S. Ash
Ch. Eighteen "The Dear Little Tobacconized Salon": Henrietta Reubell as Queer Salonniere in Henry James's Paris / Paul Fisher
pt. V Reframing James's Social World
ch. Nineteen The American's Options and Futures / Nan Z. Da
ch. Twenty Class Ties in "The Pupil" / Manuela Vastolo
ch. Twenty-One Value in James's "Paste" (1899): Understanding James as a Microsociologist / Maya Higashi Wakana
pt. VI Jamesian Narrative and Textuality
ch. Twenty-Two The Half-Life of Figures / Sheila Teahan
ch. Twenty-Three Disavowal and the Dialogic Late James Style / Christine McBride
ch. Twenty-Four The Mystery of Character and Jamesian Antipsychology: Bersani, Cameron, Ohi / Lee Mitchell
ch. Twenty-Five Textual Monuments / Crumbling Idols; or, What we never knew about Henry James (and never thought to ask) / Michael Anesko
ch. Twenty-Six "Extravagantly Colloquial": James's Oral Phase / Melanie H. Ross
pt. VII Visuality in/and Henry James
Ch. Twenty-Seven Transformation and Anamorphosis: Aspects of James's Late Artistic Vision in Relation to Holbein / Alex Dougherty
ch. Twenty-Eight "Born but Once": Photographic (Self-)Representations and the Sociocultural Investment of Singularity in Henry James's "The Real Thing" and "The Private Life" / Serena Fusco.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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- De Biasio, Anna, editor.
Despotopoulou, Anna, editor.
Izzo, Donatella, editor.
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