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Henry James' Portrait of the Writer as Hero By Sara S. Chapman

Henry James' Portrait of the Writer as Hero
by Sara S. Chapman

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A subject that interested Henry James was the creative experience of writers and critics and this study examines his fiction about this experience, placing them within the context of his critical work.
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Henry James' Portrait of the Writer as Hero by Sara S. Chapman

A subject that interested Henry James was the creative experience of writers and critics and this study examines his fiction about this experience, placing them within the context of his critical work. It also presents these fictions in the "avant garde" of literary modernism, demonstrating that they dramatized his belief about a necessary artistic and intellectual convergence of the genius of the writer and the critic.

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Table of Contents


James' writer-hero - a modernist icon; James' portrait of the writer-critic; the imitation of art in "The Author of Beltraffio"; the lessson in "The Lesson of the Master"; "Greville Fane" - portrait of a lady novelist; the requirement of caring - humanism in "The Middle Years"; "The Death of the Lion: - James' martyr of the artistic ideal; the summarized exhibition of "The Coxon Fund"; James' brotherhood of faith - the artist and the critic in "The Next Time"; the ironic figure in "The Figure in the Carpet"; the portrait refined - six miniatures; integrative experience in "The Great Good Place"; creativity in "The Secret Fount".

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GOR009989662
Henry James' Portrait of the Writer as Hero by Sara S. Chapman
Sara S. Chapman
Used - Good
Hardback
Palgrave Macmillan
1989-11-24
220
0333515498
9780333515495
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.