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American Literary Scholarship (2009) 2007 (1): 113–137.
Published: 01 September 2009
... anger, sadness, and distress of the moment, faced it, and was shortly at work again.” Scholars seeking to draw their own conclusions will be aided by a wealth of notes and references. Eric Savoy offers a more equivocal perspective on James in “Elizabeth Robins’s Hair” (HJR 28: 182–98...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 99–112.
Published: 01 September 2000
... (HJR 19: 80 90), by Pierre A. Walker and Steven H. Jobe, catalogs this donation of 130 letters by James (only 13 of which have been published) and related correspondence by family and friends, including William James and Henry Sr. In James s Hand and Gosse s Tail: Henry James s Letters and the Status...
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American Literary Scholarship (2007) 2005 (1): 127–139.
Published: 01 September 2007
... and Henry James, and probably Alice as well, enjoyed the privileges reserved for members and often discussed their reading with each other. In “Henry James Cartoons” (HJR 26: 273–81) Greg Zacharias exam- ines an illustrated manuscript owned by the Historical Society of Penn- sylvania, “An Old Type...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 113–125.
Published: 01 September 2006
... R. Tintner (1912–2003)” (HJR 25: 1–3) pays tribute to a scholar “upon whom nothing was lost,” while a forum on The Ambassadors in PMLA was inspired, poignantly, by the untimely death of Carolyn G. Heilbrun. A monograph by the late William Righter reminds readers of James’s own reliance...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 83–94.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Crapy Cor- nelia for its surprising clues to James s mixed opinions of a new genre, the cinema. Finally, this year s special topic of the Henry James Review (HJR) elicited so many critical responses that some articles will appear in the rst issue for . American Literary Scholarship ( ) ./ - © by Duke...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 111–121.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and performative theories of gender. New books by Eric Haralson and Leland Person o√er nuanced accounts of gender representations, refining and extending the analyses of Fred Kaplan, Sheldon Novick, and Hugh Stevens. Global James (the subject of this year’s special issue of HJR) now overshadows...
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American Literary Scholarship (2004) 2002 (1): 105–117.
Published: 01 September 2004
... engagement with the visual arts, the subject of a special issue of HJR. These studies also promote a more nuanced under- standing of the author’s ambivalence toward homoeroticism and his role in the transition to modernism. An anthology edited by Susan Gri≈n o√ers divergent appraisals of film adaptations...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 91–112.
Published: 01 September 2016
... James’s Letters from the Later 1870s” (HJR 35: 127–40) Zacharias explains how the author’s growing attachment to the city increased his self-confidence and promoted his literary career, thanks to associates who “supported his choices about life and work.” His crowning success was acceptance...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 121–137.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the diver- sity of the stories and their accessibility to general readers. Moral and ethical critics (now at least as numerous as poststructuralist skeptics) include James Duban, whose study focuses on the author’s response to his father’s theology, and contributors to an HJR special issue...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 123–138.
Published: 01 September 2001
... writings of the 1890s, which are the focus of a special issue of HJR. Uncannily, James anticipates our present theories while also exposing their limitations. Future critics, considering both the private man and the public author, may develop more subtle syntheses. Yet, as Susan...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 103–125.
Published: 01 September 2011
... responds to academic critics, including Gunter and Fisher, in a series of essays underscoring James’s desire for independence. The author’s early years are the subject of “A Bundle of Letters” (HJR 30: 272–84), which reviews the first two volumes of Walker and Zacharias’s edition...
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American Literary Scholarship (2012) 2010 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 September 2012
... concludes with a chronology of James’s life and works, a brief essay on the sources of the texts, and notes on allusions and foreign phrases. Oliver Herford’s “The Roman Lotus: Digestion and Retrospect” HJR( 31: 54–60) links literal references in letters of the 1870s with metaphors...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 107–121.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., Biographical Studies ‘‘Material James a special issue of HJR (21, iii), includes articles that might have amused the author of ‘‘The Aspern Papers In ‘‘Materiality, Reproduction, Lost Meaning, and Henry James’s Letters’’ (pp. 222–33) Greg W. Zacharias notes that manuscripts are more informative than...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 89–107.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... Though much of the correspondence deals with mun- dane social arrangements, it evokes spirited conversations and confirms James’s eclecticism in his choice of friends. A review-essay by Greg Zacharias, “The Expanding Henry James Archive” (HJR 33: 85–91), deals not only with recently published...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 September 2015
... further scrutiny by scholarly editors in “Textual Monuments/Crumbling Idols; or, What We Never Knew about Henry James (and Never Thought to Ask)” HJR( 34: 183–96). Even when revising his fiction for the New York Edition, the author overlooked some errors and inconsistencies (notably...
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American Literary Scholarship (2020) 2018 (1): 85–101.
Published: 01 September 2020
... to attract popular reviewers, while academic criticism (especially of fiction) was still in its nascence. This year s special issue of the Henry James Review (HJR 39, iii) documents the next phase of the artist s afterlife as it traces his influence from 1916 through 1945. Edi- tor Susan M. Griffin notes...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 77–93.
Published: 01 September 2017
... awareness of his famous encoun­ ter with Chad and Madame de Vionett is “muffl[ed] . . . with layers of retrospective phrasing In “Knowing the Dramatist by His Choices: James, Ibsen, and The Awkward Age” (HJR 36: 117–28) Merle A. Williams reads this narra­ tive as “a revisionary transformation or re...
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American Literary Scholarship (2022) 2020 (1): 91–105.
Published: 01 September 2022
... biographical sketch helps to ground James s criticism of Eliot. In Eavesdropping on Henry James: Reading Gender in the Correspondence of William and Henry (Henry James Review [HJR] 41: 280 88) Sarah Wadsworth applies Krista Ratcliffe s model of rhetorical listening to analyze letters between the brothers...
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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 103–131.
Published: 01 September 2010
... with his sorrow at her later decline. Brian Crane, “From Family Papers to Archive: The James Letters” (HJR 29: 144–62), offers a factual account of the convoluted history behind Leon Edel’s Belknap edition of James’s correspondence (Har- vard, 1974–84). Although copyright law affirmed...
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American Literary Scholarship (2013) 2011 (1): 105–125.
Published: 01 September 2013
...—the Reform Club, British country houses, and Italian villas—that inspired his fictional settings. Gary Scharnhorst’s “Julian Hawthorne Interviews Henry James” (HJR 32: 20–28) reprints and comments on a 1905 interview, previ- ously lost to scholarship, conducted in the lobby of a Los Angeles hotel...