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Henry James's The portrait of a lady

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, 1987.
Series: Modern critical interpretations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brings together the best criticism yet devoted to The Portrait of a Lady--analyzes James's high mode of comedy, explores the Portrait's relation to Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter, examines the thematic changes brought about by James's 1908 revision, and presents an acute and advanced rehetorical analysis of the novel's allegories.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
études diverses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Henry James's The portrait of a lady.
New York : Chelsea House, 1987
(OCoLC)568308476
Named Person: Henry James; Henry James; Henry James; Henry James; Henry James; Henry James
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 1555460089 9781555460082
OCLC Number: 14242912
Description: vii, 171 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Setting the scene: the drama and comedy of judgment / Richard Poirier --
Organizing an ado / Laurence Bedwell Holland --
Revision and thematic change in The portrait of a lady / Nina Baym --
Objects of value: Isabel and her inheritance / Elizabeth Allen --
Act of portrayal / David M. Lubin --
Isabel's freedom: Henry James's The portrait of a lady / Maria Irene Ramalho de Sousa Santos --
"Understanding allegories": reading The portrait of a lady / Deborah Esch.
Series Title: Modern critical interpretations.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
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Brings together the best criticism yet devoted to The Portrait of a Lady--analyzes James's high mode of comedy, explores the Portrait's relation to Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter, examines the thematic changes brought about by James's 1908 revision, and presents an acute and advanced rehetorical analysis of the novel's allegories.

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