Jamesian Reading Lessons: The Wings of the Dove



Jamesian Reading Lessons: The Wings of the Dove



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In reading The Wings of the Dove (1902), Henry James will be our guide, by way of the indications found in The Notebooks from 1894-1895, when he began to reflect on the novel's seminal motif, to the 1909 preface to The New York Edition. If the commentary also acknowledges the importance of Susan Sontag’s essay "Illness as Metaphor" (1978), analysed here along with the novel’s biblical and Victorian motif of the dove, the intention is to warn against the imprisonment of the heroine within any metaphorical cage. Milly Theale is not, in her self or for her self, a dove. Having established a procedure for reading the novel by way of the writings of Henry James, before and after the work, the commentary examines all thirty-eight chapters of the ten books. The Wings of the Dove can thus be apprehended as a “stupendous” work, complex in its plotting, awfully simple in its implacable depiction of the fates of its three young protagonists.

Titre Jamesian Reading Lessons: The Wings of the Dove
Édition Première édition
Auteur Cornelius Crowley
Collection Intercalaires
Langue anglais
Éditeur Presses universitaires de Paris Nanterre
BISAC Classifications thématiques LIT004020 LITERARY CRITICISM / American
LIT007000 LITERARY CRITICISM / Books & Reading
BIC Classifications thématiques D Literature & literary studies
DS Literature: history & criticism
DSK Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers
Dewey (abrégé) 810 American literature in English
820 English & Old English literatures
Public visé 05 Enseignement supérieur
CLIL (Version 2013-2019 ) 3146 Lettres et Sciences du langage
4027 Etudes littéraires générales et thématiques
Date de première publication du titre 11 février 2021
Avec Bibliographie ; Notes
Support Livre broché
Nb de pages 186 p. Bibliographie . Notes .
ISBN-10 2840163861
ISBN-13 9782840163862
Référence 125095-78
Date de publication 11 février 2021
Publication Nanterre, France
Contenu du produit Text (eye-readable)
Nombre de pages de contenu principal 186
Illustrations
1 bibliography
Format 17 x 23 x 1 cm
Poids 300 gr
Prix 13,00 €
 
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