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The rhetorical logic of Henry James

by Sheila Teahan

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Technique,
  • Fiction -- Technique,
  • Rhetoric,
  • Logic

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSheila Teahan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2127.T4 T43 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 176 p. ;
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL794860M
    ISBN 100807120057
    LC Control Number95030683

    Henry James OM (() 15 April – () 28 February ) was an American author, who became a British subject in the last year of his life, regarded as a key transitional figure between literary realism and literary modernism and is considered by many to be among the greatest novelists in the English language. He was the son of Henry James Sr. and the brother of renowned philosopher and. Henry James uses a figure of rhetorical and literary devices to use. develop. and to the full lucubrate on the characters introduced throughout his novel. Each character is introduced after an interaction with the Sloper household. the activities of which are the chief focal point of the novel.

    For all Literature and/or Literary Criticism courses. A generation ago Prentice Hall's Twentieth Century Views series set the standard for truly useful collections of literary criticism on widely studied authors. These collections of essays, selected and introduced by distinguished scholars, made the most informative and provocative critical work on each writer easily available to students. Henry James was the originator in ­English of novel-chauvinism, the idea that the extended prose fiction is, as he put it, “the book par excellence”.Between and , during which time he published 19 novels, including The Europeans, Washington Square, The Portrait of a Lady and What Maisie Knew, plus novellas such as Daisy Miller, The Aspern Papers and The Turn of the Screw, James.

    Ross Posnock, 'Henry James and the Limits of Historicism', The Henry James Review, 16 (), Recall Warren's observation that it was one of the insights of Du Bois 'how similar our own intellectual techniques may be to those we contest' ('Still Reading', ). Motifs are recurring structures, contrasts, or literary devices that can help to develop and inform the text’s major themes. Vision. Throughout The Turn of the Screw, references to eyes and vision emphasize the idea that sight is and the language used to describe it are particularly important in each of the governess’s encounters with Quint and Miss Jessel.


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The Rhetorical Logic of Henry James Paperback – April 1, by Sheila Teahan (Author) › Visit Amazon's Sheila Teahan Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by:   The Rhetorical Logic of Henry James offers a sustained examination of James's `signature compositional device' (p.

2), the centre of consciousness or reflector. In readings of seven novels and their accompanying author's prefaces, Sheila Teahan explores the theory and practice of the narrative technique most strongly identified with James's.

Get this from a library. The rhetorical logic of Henry James. [Sheila Teahan] -- In this lucid, sophisticated reading of seven of Henry James's major novels, Sheila Teahan employs current rhetorical theory to strip previous criticism of some long-held assumptions and advance a.

Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Teahan, Sheila, Rhetorical logic of Henry James. Baton Rouge, La.: Louisiana State.

Friedrich Schiller famously defended the redemptive social value of art as autonomous aesthetic illusion, offering a suggestive proleptic commentary on the close connection between aestheticism and a certain logic of translatability in the late nineteenth century.

This chapter explores the transpositional logic of aestheticism by focusing on Henry James's ‘translation’ of Walter Pater's. Henry James and the Poetics of Duplicity aims to advance the field of studies on the life and work of Henry James by fully exploring the author’s use of duplicity, one of the key literary and rhetorical strategies within the author’s vast and infamous arsenal of techniques of ‘ambiguity’.

1. The Portrait of a Lady () - When James began this book he was a promising young writer with a special line in depicting the lives of Americans in Europe. When he finished it. Abstract. Henry James formally became a gay writer in when he was “outed,” if you will, by Edmund White, the editor of The Faber Book of Gay Short publisher’s timing was exactly right: Faber capitalized on the growth of a coherent and self-identified gay readership—and on the rise of academic gay studies, which required anthologies for its proliferating courses—and.

Henry James was named for his father, a prominent social theorist and lecturer, and was the younger brother of the pragmatist philosopher William James. The young Henry was a shy, book-addicted boy who assumed the role of quiet observer beside his active elder brother. Henry James, OM, son of theologian Henry James Sr., brother of the philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James, was an American-born author, one of the founders and leaders of a school of realism in fiction.

He spent much of his life in England and became a British subject shortly before his death/5(1). The Ambassadors is a novel by Henry James, originally published as a serial in the North American Review (NAR). The novel is a dark comedy which follows the trip of protagonist Lewis Lambert Strether to Europe in pursuit of Chad Newsome, his widowed fiancée's supposedly wayward son; he is to bring the young man back to the family business, but he encounters unexpected complications.

Henry James was born to Henry James, Sr., and Mary Walsh, both New Yorkers from wealthy backgrounds. Henry had three brothers, including noted psychologist and philosopher William James, and one sister. During Henry’s childhood, the James household traveled extensively in Europe, especially in France.

Henry James Among the Philosophers. By Jenny Teichman. The book consists of a long introduction and 14 essays, 12 of which have been published elsewhere. Robert Nozick is rhetorical. Henry James () was an American-British author of literary fiction novels and stories.

A common theme in his novels was American ex-pats living in Europe. His plots were based around personal relationships, the proper usage of power in such relationships, and other moral questions. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., American literary critic and scholar known for his pioneering theories of African literature and African American literature.

Learn more about Gates’s life and career, including his various books as well as his TV documentary series, notably Finding Your Roots. Representation is the subject of this book, representation taken in a series of senses, from the formal and linguistic to the social and political.

Representation poses a theoretical problem that can be located in the inconsistency between two vocabularies for compositional method: one positing a “centre of consciousness” (James’s term), the other being a story of displaced agency and.

ETA: Well, Henry James was either a freaking genius totally beyond the praise or criticism of lowly, unworthy readers, like yours truly OR a self-indulgent, pompous ass and I, for one, am still yearning for a chance to be able to travel back in time and throw this book at his self-indulgent, pompous head.

Even though I am presented with the subconscious of the characters to an almost painfully /5(). Henry James is a master of the psychological narrative, and 'The Beast in the Jungle' is one of his finest works.

In it, James tells the story of John Marcher and his friend, May Bartram. Henry James Sr. was a friend of Emerson and father to the novelist, a philosopher, and a liberated daughter. A friend of Carlyle as well, he idealized democracy above the class consciousness of England. His aversion to dogma kept him shy of organized religion, and led towards a Reviews: 1.

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Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "Question of Henry James". This book is a collection of essays on ghostly fiction by Henry James.

The contributors analyze James's use of the ghost story as a subgenre and the difficult theoretical issues that James's texts pose. ANNA DESPOTOPOULOU is an Assistant Professor of English Studies at the University of Athens.When someone like Henry asks a rhetorical question, he just wants to get you thinking about it.

Typically, these questions are asked in such a way as to lead the listener to the same conclusion as the speaker. Check out this ginormous lump of questions: And what have we .Selected Letters of Henry James to Edmund Gosse, A Literary Friendship, and: The Correspondence of Henry James and the House of Macmillan, (review) Christopher J.

Stuart; pp. ; DOI: /hjr