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Author Name    BELL, MILLICENT.

Title   Meaning In Henry James.

Binding   s

Book Condition   Softcover. Good condition.

Publisher    Harvard University Press, Cambridge: 1991.

ISBN Number    0674557638 / 9780674557635

Seller ID   29160X1

Using the "close" reading technique on a dozen of James's novels and short stories, Bell attempts to prove that James encourages several reader responses: to perceive impressionistically, oscillating between appearance and meaning; to accept action as being rather than doing; to sympathize with characters who resist prescribed form; and to anticipate the course of the story or characters, although he often diverts or cancels it. Bell also demonstrates how writers such as Hawthorne, Flaubert, and Zola influenced James's thinking and style. Includes an Index.

(Key Words: Literary Criticism, Henry James, Interpretation, Feminist Criticism, Daisy Miller, Marriage, Feminism, Millicent Bell).

Price = 33.01 USD



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