The Resource Delicate pursuit : discretion in Henry James and Edith Wharton, Jessica Levine, (electronic resource)

Delicate pursuit : discretion in Henry James and Edith Wharton, Jessica Levine, (electronic resource)

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Delicate pursuit : discretion in Henry James and Edith Wharton
Title
Delicate pursuit
Title remainder
discretion in Henry James and Edith Wharton
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Levine
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Delicate Pursuit explores the way in which Henry James and Edith Wharton treated subject matter that was considered controversial by American publishers at the turn of the century. In their treatment of risque topics, James and Wharton pursued ""discretion"", the key concept of this study, in order to avoid censorship. Discretion marks not only the author's relationship to their subject matter but also the behavior of the characters in the fiction. This study takes into particular account the influence of the French literary tradition on these two authors. At the crossroads of the new fre
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Levine, Jessica
Dewey number
  • 813.409353
  • 813/.409353
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS2127.D58
LC item number
L48 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in major literary authors : outstanding dissertations
Series volume
v. 13
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • James, Henry
  • Wharton, Edith
  • Discretion in literature
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Adultery in literature
  • Realism in literature
  • Sex in literature
Label
Delicate pursuit : discretion in Henry James and Edith Wharton, Jessica Levine, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-228) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
pt. 1. Censorship/self-censorship in James and Wharton -- pt. 2. French classicism and the discreet imagination -- pt. 3. Displacements of the adultery plot
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (251 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136067143
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000330913
  • (EBL)1112443
  • (OCoLC)829461872
  • (SSID)ssj0000821794
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11473334
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000821794
  • (PQKBWorkID)10879788
  • (PQKB)11632581
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1112443
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000330913
Label
Delicate pursuit : discretion in Henry James and Edith Wharton, Jessica Levine, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-228) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
pt. 1. Censorship/self-censorship in James and Wharton -- pt. 2. French classicism and the discreet imagination -- pt. 3. Displacements of the adultery plot
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (251 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136067143
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000330913
  • (EBL)1112443
  • (OCoLC)829461872
  • (SSID)ssj0000821794
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11473334
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000821794
  • (PQKBWorkID)10879788
  • (PQKB)11632581
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1112443
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000330913

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