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Writing Queerness: Zeugma and Syllepsis in The Golden Bowl

Kevin Ohi

in Henry James and the Queerness of Style

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816654932
eISBN:
9781452946313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816654932.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the blurred linguistic register of the plot in Henry James’ novel The Golden Bowl, and a commentary on its mode of writing that may be conceptualized through the tropes of ... More


“Conscious Perjury”: Declarations of Ignorance in The Golden Bowl

J. Hillis Miller

in Literature as Conduct: Speech Acts in Henry James

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225378
eISBN:
9780823235391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225378.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter analyzes the declarations of ignorance and conscious perjury in Henry James's The Golden Bowl using the speech act theory. It explains that though lie appeared ... More


History, Fiction, and Power in The Golden Bowl

Roslyn Jolly

in Henry James: History, Narrative, Fiction

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119852
eISBN:
9780191671227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119852.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Golden Bowl is unique among Henry James's novels in that its heroine, Maggie, has control over both history and plots: she is able to read the past correctly and to direct the ... More


A Community of Interest: The Golden Bowl

Michiel Heyns

in Expulsion and the Nineteenth-Century Novel: The Scapegoat in English Realist Fiction

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182702
eISBN:
9780191673870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182702.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Golden Bowl owes much of its elusiveness to this bewildering disorientation of language, consistently subverting that community of meaning premissed on the fiction of common ... More


Novel Interests: Henry James

Omri Moses

in Out of Character: Modernism, Vitalism, Psychic Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789141
eISBN:
9780804791236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789141.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter Two examines James's late novels in order to rethink how characters formulate their interests or how they express themselves through their creative conceptions of personal desire. While ... More


What Maggie Knew: Game Theory, The Golden Bowl, and the Critical Possibilities of Aesthetic Knowledge

Jonathan Freedman

in American Literature's Aesthetic Dimensions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156172
eISBN:
9780231520775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156172.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a reading of Henry James's novel The Golden Bowl. It seeks to view James through that of economic theory, at least as economics has been theorized for the past five decades: ... More


Afterword: Adulterated Verse, the Modernist Remix

Stefanie Markovits

in The Victorian Verse-Novel: Aspiring to Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198718864
eISBN:
9780191788314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198718864.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

“Afterword: Adulterated Verse, the Modernist Remix,” reflects on the legacy of the Victorian verse-novel by addressing the genre’s substantial influence on modernist fiction. Circling back to the ... More


Henry James in a New Century

John Carlos Rowe

in A Historical Guide to Henry James

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195121353
eISBN:
9780190252755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195121353.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines Henry James's writings in the 1890s and into the new century, with emphasis on his international theme within the contexts of globalism, postmodernism, and cosmopolitanism. It ... More


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