Boudreau s contribution is a nuanced examination of the way characters think in James s fiction and of the way James himself perceives and processes perceptions when he becomes a character in his travel essays. Verena understands the reasoning behind feminism but does not feel oppressed, so that her loyalty to its principles remains tentative and is ultimately submerged by her feelings for Ransom. Scharfzüngig erzählt Henry James von einer brisanten transatlantischen Eheschließung, von unfreien Frauen und von Frauen, die sich die Freiheit nehmen. The subtitle does not give much away either, but it does gesture toward the broad field of nineteenth-century philosophy from which the study takes its interpretive approach. This is how Hölderlin's Oedipus differs from that of Aristotle, Corneille or Voltaire. It considers James' works in the context of nineteenth-century thought on consciousness, perception, and cognition.
Rather than side with any of the various ideologies presented in the novel, she carefully dissects these ideologies and examines their effects on the characters, especially on Olive and Verena. Diese Theatralisierung generiert einen neuartigen und genuin kulturwissenschaftlichen Typus von Theorie und Wissen, der in der Konstellation von Psychoanalyse und Theatralität, im Schwellenbereich von Natur- und Kulturgeschichte untersucht wird. Und die englische Lady im modernen New York? Rancière gives it the name of the aesthetic regime of art, and asserts that it begins not with decisions of artistic rupture but with decisions of reinterpretation concerning what art makes and who makes art: so Vico rereads Homer, Hegel reviews Dutch painting, and Hölderlin translates Greek tragedy. A collection of essays entitled The Travelling Concepts of Narrative — note the appropriate lack of a specifying subtitle — is potentially quite wide-ranging and far-reaching. She persuasively connects James to the intellectual controversies of his time. Henry James Narrative Technique situates Henry James famous method within an emerging modernist tradition with roots in philosophical debates between rationalism and empiricism.
From one book to another, his thought consistently re-deploys itself within different distributions and nodes of established knowledge and practice, ever taking as its point of departure the foundational event of romanticism. This cogent study considers James works in the context of nineteenth-century thought on consciousness, perception, and cognition. Kristin Boudreau makes the compelling argument that these philosophical discussions influenced James depictions of consciousness and are integral to his narrative technique. Boudreau's first chapter, on The Bostonians, not only proves her point about James's preference for sensitive perception but is itself a model of sensitive, perceptive reading. Description: 1 online resource xv, 204 pages : illustrations Contents: Experiences of culture, history, and politics in The Bostonians -- Hyacinth Robinson's demoralization -- But half the matter: picturing thought and feeling in The wings of the dove -- Passionate pilgrimages: James' travel in Italy and the United States. A strong conflict between two fundamental poetic powers, one of representation and another of expression, runs through Sophocles's Oedipus Rex, Victor Hugo's Notre-Dame-de-Paris, and Sergei Eisenstein's The General Line. The first-person narrator, who is our substitute in many of her stories, is the source of the hermeneutic process at the core of the allegory.
Register a Free 1 month Trial Account. Taking her cue from T. While the two friends respond very differently to this challenge, Boudreau shows that each response is characterized by an excess of feeling. He does not present a theory of cinema, but a way of reading whose keyword is contradiction. It is not a narratological study, and matters of style and perspective are of secondary relevance to its argument.
To adopt her terminology, The Bostonians is a novel of thinking and feeling more than a novel of ideas. The E-mail message field is required. Aber wohl fühlt sich Lady Barbarina dort nicht. In past centuries, however, the representational power first expounded in Aristotle's Poetics has garnered considerably more theoretical interest than the expressive power, whose elaboration begins in a handful of pivotal romantic texts. Hyacinth Robinson's dilemma in this reading is not his discrepant parentage or his conflicting loyalties but the incompatibility of sensibility and idea: a sensitive young man receptive to the aesthetic pleasures of the world, he tries but ultimately fails to force his contradictory perceptions into the one-sided categories of communist ideology.
Gender neutral first-person narration allowed Schreiner to tell certain stories from a gender-free perspective, or created gender leeway which allowed meaning to proliferate. Olive, by contrast, adopts feminism wholeheartedly because she has always felt disadvantaged, but unlike Miss Birdseye she cannot repress divergent aspects of her personality, such as her purely aesthetic response to music. This cogent study considers James works in the context of nineteenth-century thought on consciousness, perception, and cognition. She persuasively connects James to the intellectual controversies of his time. Ganz anders ihre Schwester: Agatha verliebt sich in einen Landarbeiter aus Kalifornien. She traces this distinction back to the opposition between Emerson's call for spontaneous, sensual perception and the elder Henry James's communitarian idealism, which in his sons' view put preconceived principles above direct experience.
This cogent study considers James works in the context of nineteenth-century thought on consciousness, perception, and cognition. The E-mail message field is required. Dieses leidenschaftliche Bekenntnis zum Szenischen und James' liaisons dangereuses mit dem modernen Roman sind Aufhänger der komparatistischen Studie von Sophie Witt, die James' Romane als Kristallisationspunkt einer Romangeschichte und -theorie setzt, in der die theatrale Szene als Schauplatz der Konstituierung und als Reflexion auf die natürliche und symbolische Dimension der Gattung fungiert. Aber sie zu heiraten ist nicht ganz einfach: Ein neureicher Amerikaner in der britischen Aristokratie?. Kristin Boudreau makes the compelling argument that these philosophical discussions influenced James depictions of consciousness and are integral to his narrative technique. The South-African essayist and novelist Olive Schreiner wrote allegories which were treasured by early twentieth-century feminists, who turned to them for inspiration and comfort. This is a book about impressions, and the first impression it makes is a surprising one: despite its title, the book is only peripherally concerned with Henry James's narrative technique.
Boudreau s contribution is a nuanced examination of the way characters think in James s fiction and of the way James himself perceives and processes perceptions when he becomes a character in his travel essays. Chapter 2 takes these dynamics to the economic sphere and offers a reading of The Princess Casamassima against Hegelian and Marxist philosophy. Henry James Narrative Technique situates Henry James famous method within an emerging modernist tradition with roots in philosophical debates between rationalism and empiricism. Dann ist es so weit: Jackson kehrt mit Ehefrau und Schwägerin Agatha in seine Heimat zurück. Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet's La mort d'Empédocle 1986 , P. Somewhat surprisingly, it is Hegel rather than Marx whom Boudreau casts in the role of economic ideologue-in-chief. Kristin Boudreau's engaging, readable study places James's writing in intellectual proximity to pragmatic empiricism, which he would have encountered in the thought of Emerson, Dewey, Peirce, and, not least, his brother William.