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Henry James and the "woman business"

Author: Alfred Habegger
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1989
Series: Cambridge studies in American literature and culture, 32
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a historical critique of Henry James in relation to nineteenth-century feminism and women's fiction. Habegger has brought to light extensive new documentation on James's tangled connections with what was thought and written about women in his time. The emphasis is equally on his life and on his fictions. This is the first book to investigate his father's bizarre lifelong struggle with free love and feminism,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Habegger, Alfred.
Henry James and the "woman business".
Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge Univ. Pr., 1989
IX, 288 S.
Named Person: Henry James; Henry James; Henry James
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Habegger
ISBN: 9780511585722 0511585721 9780521366359 0521366356 9780521609432 0521609437
OCLC Number: 967408171
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015).
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 288 Seiten)
Contents: Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. The lessons of the father: Henry James, Sr., on sexual difference; 3. Precocious incest: first novels by Louisa May Alcott and Henry James; 4. The chains of literature: Elizabeth Stoddard and Henry James; 5. Anne Moncure Crane Seemuller: Henry James's Jocasta; 6. Minnie Temple's death and the birth of Henry James's imagination; 7. The fatherless heroine and the filial son: deep background for The Portrait of a Lady; 8. The return of the father in The Bostonians; 9. Conclusion; Notes; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in American literature and culture, 32
Other Titles: Henry James et the 'Woman Business'
Responsibility: Alfred Habegger.

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This is a historical critique of Henry James in relation to nineteenth-century feminism and women's fiction. The author brings to light extensive new documentation on James's tangled connections with  Read more...

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