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Twentieth century interpretations of The portrait of a lady; a collection of critical essays / edited by Peter Buitenhuis.



Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction

813.4 JAMES

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University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location

818 J27YBP

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Material Type
Buitenhuis, Peter,
Publication Info.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall [1968]


vi, 122 pages ; 21 cm.
Twentieth century interpretations
A Spectrum book.
Includes bibliographical references.
Introduction / Peter Buitenhuis -- The lesson of the master / Richard Chase -- Drama in The portrait of a lady / Richard Poirier -- Some rooms from "the houses that James built" / R.W. Stallman -- Nostalgic poison / Maxwell Geismar -- News of life / Quentin Anderson -- The American as a young lady / Christof Wegelin -- The flaw in The portrait / Marion Montgomery -- The fearful self / Tony Tanner -- Ironic melodrama in The portrait of a lady / Manfred Mackenzie -- Two problems in The portrait of a lady / Dorothea Krook -- Free will and determinism / F.O. Matthiesen -- Self-indulgence / Arnold Kettle -- Confidantes in The portrait / Corona Sharp -- Puritanism and Isabel / Walter F. Wright -- Two kinds of egotism / Leon Edel -- Isabel's pride / Pelham Edgar -- James's theory of sex / Edmond L. Volpe -- Escape from innocence / F.W. Dupee -- Isabel and the spoken pledge / Stephen Reid.
James, Henry, 1843-1916. Portrait of a lady.