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Henry James : the contingencies of style

Author: Mary Cross
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows that the difficulties of James' style reveal it as the central strategy of his art, giving language itself an intensely thematic role in his novels. Long before poststructuralism, James  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Henry James; Henry James; Henry James; Henry James; Henry James
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Cross
ISBN: 0333574265 9780333574263
OCLC Number: 28846689
Description: ix, 212 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Radical syntax; the Jamesian field; the verbal "Portrait"; decoding the code - "What Maisie Knew" and "The Awkward Age"; adventures of the signifier - "The Ambassadors"; to "glory in a gap" - "The Wings of the Dove"; text and countertext - "The Golden Bowl"; the contingencies of style.
Responsibility: Mary Cross.

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