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Henry James and Sexuality


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Juni 2008

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

First application of 'queer theory' to Henry James; provides a radical and original interpretation of all his writings.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. Henry James and the languages of sex; 2. Gender and representation in The Wings of the Dove; 3. Sexuality and the aesthetic in The Golden Bowl; 4. The Eroticism of prohibition: masochism and the law in Roderick Hudson; 5. Queer plotting: The Bostonians and the Princess Casamassima; 6. James's late short fiction and the spectacle of modern homosexuality; 7. Suicide and blackmail: James's 'poor sensitive gentlemen'; Conclusion: 'that queer monster the artist'; Bibliography.

Pressestimmen

"Combining extraordinary theoretical range and subtlety with deft readings of a swath of Jamesian prose, Hugh Stevens makes the most comprehensive and compelling argument to date for James's place in queer literary history, setting a high standard indeed for interlocutors to come." Henry James Review
EAN: 9780521622592
ISBN: 052162259X
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2008
Seitenanzahl: 232 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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