Northern Illinois University Press


Reading Henry James in French Cultural Contexts

Pierre A. Walker

"Expands our sense of James's originality."
ELT

"Perceptive, readable, and scrupulously documented."Choice

"An impressively insightful study."Nineteenth-Century Literature

(1995) 254 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-87580-192-6
cloth $33.00

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Cherbuliez's Geneva in Daisy Miller
2 Princess Casamassima and Octave Feuillet
3 Expectations of Rastignac in The Princess Casamassima
4 Salvation, the Scaffold, and Origen in The Ambassadors
5 French Books in The Awkward Age
6 The Experimental and Sentimental Novels in Washington Square
7 Mountebanks, Artists, Representation, and The Tragic Muse
Conclusion
Notes
Works Cited
Index

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ISBN: 978-0-87580-192-6
cloth $33.00