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The air of reality: new essays on Henry James

by Goode, John

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John Goode.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2124 .G6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[5], 368 p.
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5448844M
    ISBN 100416124801
    LC Control Number73150762

    "The air of reality (solidity of specification) seems to me to be the supreme virtue of a novel," James wrote. In his essay, he advocated a realist approach to fiction—storytelling that seeks to. Traveling often throughout his long and productive life, Henry James wrote fiction and travel literature about Americans in Europe and Europeans in America during the great epoch of transatlantic tourism and exchange in the second half of the 19th century. Born to a family of writers in New York City before the Civil War, he died in London during World War I, a distinguished citizen of Great.

    Get this from a library! Henry James and the supernatural. [Anna Despotopoulou; Kimberly Capps Reed;] -- "This book is a collection of essays on ghostly fiction by Henry James. The contributors analyze James's use of the ghost story as a subgenre and the difficult theoretical issues that James.   James Wood champions realism in new book of essays Michael Robbins There's a certain type of reader — often also a writer, with a leaf-fring'd MFA — who has it all figured out.

      This essay following Henry James through Italy is included in my most recent book The Modern Salonnière. The 34 other essays in the book feature similar literary adventures and essays about traveling with intention. The Sensuous Education of Henry James A daguerreotype by Mathew Brady of Henry James at age 11 with his father Henry James Sr. in.   A Small Boy and Others: Memoirs by Henry James. Gibson Square, pp., £, 20 August , 1 00 5. Published in , when Henry James A .


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Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Book Author(s) Goode, John Date Publisher Methuen Pub place London ISBNPreview. This item appears on. List. The Tragic Muse needs a fair bit of historical background to fill it out, such as is found in the chapter in John Goode's collection The Air of Reality: New Essays on Henry James (), but all that Graham can do is allude to it.

This book is a collection of essays on ghostly fiction by Henry James. The contributors analyze James's use of the ghost story as a subgenre and the difficult theoretical issues that James's texts pose.

ANNA DESPOTOPOULOU is an Assistant Professor of English Studies at the University of Athens. Henry James was born on Apin New York City. James was a well-traveled youth. As a teenager, he visited Geneva, Paris, and London. Just before the American Civil War, the James family moved to New England.

Before pursuing a career as a writer, James briefly attended Harvard Law. 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 which would carry us far.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Pragmatism A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking Author: William James Release Date: February, [EBook #] This file was first posted on May 1, Last Updated: July 2, Henry James, the Art of Fiction and the Turn on the Screw Words | 15 Pages.

Henry James’s theory of the novel, introduced in his critical essay The Art of Fiction, has been considered as “playing an important part in the definition of the new conventions of the modernist novel” (Dobrinescu, ).

James’s essay is part of a new collection, Travels with Henry James, which brings together twenty-one gems of his travel writing between to The irony of the book is that the author — so famous in his novels for depicting society in Boston and New York, Paris and London, along with the minute gradations in his characters.

Washington Square is a short novel by Henry ally published in as a serial in Cornhill Magazine and Harper's New Monthly Magazine, it is a structurally simple tragicomedy that recounts the conflict between a dull but sweet daughter and her brilliant, unemotional father.

The plot of the novel is based upon a true story told to James by his close friend, British actress Fanny Kemble. A psychological interpretation of Henry James Sr.

as son and father. Grattan, C. Hartley. The Three Jameses: A Family of Minds: Henry James Sr., William James, Henry James. Introduction by Oscar Gargill. New York University Press, Book II is devoted to Henry James Sr.

Habegger, Alfred. The Father: A Life of Henry James Sr. ” ― Henry James The short essay Criticism, the focus of my review, is part of this collection which includes The Art of Fiction, The New Novel, and individual essays on Balzac, Trollope, Flaubert, Zola and Emerson. The reason for my choice should be obvious to anyone reading this since so much of what we do on this international internet sit/5(44).

Downfall of the Governess in The Turn of the Screw by Henry James In the governess's insane pseudo-reality and through her chilling behavior, she managed to bring downfall to Flora and Miles, the children of Bly. With compulsively obsessive actions, irrational assumptions, and demented.

Henry James was the originator in ­English of novel-chauvinism, the idea that the extended prose fiction is, as he put it, “the book par excellence”.Between andduring which time he published 19 novels, including The Europeans, Washington Square, The Portrait of a Lady and What Maisie Knew, plus novellas such as Daisy Miller, The Aspern Papers and The Turn of the Screw, James.

On 1 February eight writers came to pay homage to James Baldwin in the Lincoln Center in New York. The event was booked out and there were people standing outside desperately looking for tickets.

may be the most European of any of Henry James's novels—quite a claim for an author whose emotional allegiance to the US was so weak that he actually became a British subject in Indeed, The Ambassadors anticipates that later development, articulating precisely the kind of allure and mystique the Old World held for this native New Yorker.

Henry James's The Turn of the Screw: Horror's finest work of Ambiguity. Classically in many works of literature, especially in horror, one expects to find clear-cut heroes and villains, defined by the timeless juxtaposition of good and evil. Henry James's novella, The Turn of the Screw, plays into this commonality at first.

Ambiguity is. I hold my breath with excitement and expectation for the appearance of Prof. Horne's forthcoming newly annotated and expanded edition of Henry James's Notebooks. Between this book and that one, we have the real portrait of the artist--the secret, inward, spiritual autobiography of one of the greatest artists of the last s: James’s introductory interplay of character identity with appearance and reality serves as a clever backdrop for the story where reality conflicts with appearance.

While their outward social appearance and actions have an “indefinable air of prosperous thrift” and personify that of high-class society, the Major and Mrs. Monarch are.Henry James’ ‘Daisy Miller: A Study’ Daisy Miller by Henry James is a ic example of James’ style of bringing together characters with conflicting cultural backgrounds, in particular, European conservatism against the ‘new world’ philosophies of freedom and independence of its American the names of the main characters such as Daisy, the young, beautiful, vivacious.