Decadence in the Late Novels of Henry James

Decadence in the Late Novels of Henry James

Author: A. Kventsel

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9780230206373

Category: Literary Criticism

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Looking at the novels of James's major phase in the context of fin-de-siècle decadence, this book illuminates central issues in the James corpus and central aspects of a rich and fraught cultural moment. Through a close examination of the textures of the novels, Kventsel defines and explores their psycho-cultural field of meaning.
Decadence in the Late Novels of Henry James
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: A. Kventsel
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-04-24 - Publisher: Springer

Looking at the novels of James's major phase in the context of fin-de-siècle decadence, this book illuminates central issues in the James corpus and central aspects of a rich and fraught cultural moment. Through a close examination of the textures of the novels, Kventsel defines and explores their psycho-cultural field
Decadence in the Late Novels of Henry James
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Anna Kventsel
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-05-15 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Looking at the novels of James's major phase in the context of fin-de-siècle decadence, Decadence in the Late Novels of HenryJames illuminates central issues in the James corpus and central aspects of a rich and fraught cultural moment. Through a close examination of the textures of the novels, Anna Kventsel
Performing the Everyday in Henry James's Late Novels
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Maya Higashi Wakana
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-13 - Publisher: Routledge

Focusing on James's last three completed novels - The Ambassadors, The Wings of the Dove, and The Golden Bowl - Maya Higashi Wakana shows how a microsociological approach to James's novels radically revises the widespread tradition of putting James's characters into historical and cultural contexts. Wakana begins with the premise
Lateness and Modern European Literature
Language: en
Pages: 403
Authors: Ben Hutchinson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Modern European literature has traditionally been seen as a series of attempts to assert successive styles of writing as 'new'. In this groundbreaking study, Ben Hutchinson argues that literary modernity can in fact be understood not as that which is new, but as that which is 'late'. Exploring the ways
Henry James and the Art of Impressions
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: John Scholar
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Henry James criticized the impressionism movement, yet time and again used the word 'impressio' to represent his characters's consciousness, as well as the work of the literary artist. This book explores this anomaly, placing James's work within the wider cultural history of impressionism.