Desire and Love in Henry James

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Klappentext McWhirter argues that James' last three novels in fact embody a radical refashioning of his vision of love. Zusammenfassung With painful consistency! Henry James denied his characters the experience of fulfilled love. Yet in the final pages of The Golden Bowl! James affirms and celebrates the renewal of Maggie Verver's marriage and the consummation of her passion. McWhirter argues that James' last three novels in fact embody a radical refashioning of his vision. Inhaltsverzeichnis Preface and acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction: desire! love! and the question of Henry James; 2. The Ambassadors (I): Strether! James! and the figuration of desire; 3. The Ambassadors (II): the point where the death comes in; 4. The Wings of the Dove (I): the contracted cage; 5. The Wings of the Dove (II): choosing! acting! and the chance for love; 6. The Golden Bowl (I): the resumption of authority; 7. The Golden Bowl (II): for the sake of this end; Notes; List of works cited; Index.

Zusammenfassung
With painful consistency, Henry James denied his characters the experience of fulfilled love. Yet in the final pages of The Golden Bowl, James affirms and celebrates the renewal of Maggie Verver's marriage and the consummation of her passion. McWhirter argues that James' last three novels in fact embody a radical refashioning of his vision.

Inhalt

Preface and acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction: desire, love, and the question of Henry James; 2. The Ambassadors (I): Strether, James, and the figuration of desire; 3. The Ambassadors (II): the point where the death comes in; 4. The Wings of the Dove (I): the contracted cage; 5. The Wings of the Dove (II): choosing, acting, and the chance for love; 6. The Golden Bowl (I): the resumption of authority; 7. The Golden Bowl (II): for the sake of this end; Notes; List of works cited; Index.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Desire and Love in Henry James
Untertitel
A Study of the Late Novels
Autor
EAN
9780521127172
ISBN
0521127173
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Anzahl Seiten
236
Gewicht
321g
Größe
H216mm x B140mm x T14mm
Jahr
2009
Untertitel
Englisch
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