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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 446–461.
Published: 01 December 1967
.... C. Knoepflmacher, “‘0rare for Strether Antony and Cleopatru and The Ambassadors,” NCF, XIX (1965), 333-44, sees Strether’s imagination converting Mme de Vionnet into Cleopatra. Julian B. Kaye, “The Awkward Age, The Smed Fount, and The Ambassadors: Another Figure in the Carpet,” NCF...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 220–235.
Published: 01 June 1970
... enjoys, and yet, through his association with Chad and Mme de Vionnet, he comes to feel that he possesses the youth he has never known; in James’s words, he knows “a little supersensual hour in the vicarious freedom of an- other.”l Inseparable from Strether’s longing for the “queer concrete...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 414–425.
Published: 01 September 1965
... to leave is in no sense a weak surrender to tradi- tional values. But, if we are to claim it as a spiritual triumph for Strether, it is necessary to say precisely what its content is: the renun- ciation of Europe and of Madame de Vionnet must have an intelligible bearing upon that triumph...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (4): 367–380.
Published: 01 December 1977
... nai’ve prevision of things led him to believe, and he experiences a shock. When Madame de Vionnet and Chad drift into the composition, “It was suddenly as if these figures, or something like them, had been wanted in the picture, had been wanted, more or less, all day, and had now drifted...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 212–215.
Published: 01 June 1977
... Stephen Dedalus “tell himself a story” when he considers becoming a Jesuit? is Strether’s vision of Chad and Madame de Vionnet nar- 214 REVIEWS rative One of Hardy’s evident motives in writing this book was to con- tribute to the current...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (3): 241–262.
Published: 01 September 1984
... and Madame de Vionnet. Here the narrative assumes Tarr’s perspective as he wanders through the city in search of Kreisler, finding him at last in a cafe engaged in obscure reckonings of his own, scarcely mindful of Tarr’s arrival. Suspecting that this absorption is a ruse, ‘Tarr settles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (2): 151–161.
Published: 01 June 1980
... and Sensibility, Henry Crawford in Mawfield Park, Gilbert Osmond in The Portrait of a Lady, Prince Amerigo and Charlotte Stant in The Golden Bowl, Chad and Mme de Vionnet in The Ambassadors, Albertine-among others-in Proust (though Proust is generally more interested in the psychology of perception...