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Monopolizing the Master : Henry James and the politics of modern literary scholarship

Author: Michael Anesko
Publisher: Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Henry James defied posterity to disturb his bones: he was adamant that his legacy be based exclusively on his publications and that his private life and writings remain forever private. Despite this, almost immediately after his death in 1916 an intense struggle began among his family and his literary disciples to control his posthumous reputation, a struggle that was continued by later generations of critics and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Anesko, Michael.
Monopolizing the Master.
Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011022751
Named Person: Henry James; Henry James; Henry James; Henry James; Henry James
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Anesko
ISBN: 9780804782647 0804782644
OCLC Number: 763161447
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 248 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Figures; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Cornering the Market; 2. Custodial Conflicts; 3. Modernist Ventriloquism; 4. The James Revival; 5. The Legend of the Bastard; Afterword; Sources and Abbreviations; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: Michael Anesko.

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Anesko reveals the remarkable social, political, and sexual intrigue that inspired-and influenced-the deliberate construction of the Legend of Henry James.  Read more...

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"Michael Anesko's book addresses the urbanely industrious ways in which writers, critics, and family members have monopolised the terms by which we consider James and his writings . . . [O]f great Read more...

 
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