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Henry James and the supernatural / edited by Anna Despotopoulou and Kimberly C. Reed
1st ed
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PS2127.S94 H46 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Criticism and interpretation
Subject(s) Ghost stories, American -- History and criticism
Supernatural in literature
Physical Description xiii, 196 p. ; 22 cm
Contents Introduction: "I see ghosts everywhere" / Anna Despotopoulou and Kimberly C. Reed -- "The complexion of ever so long ago": style and Henry James's ghosts / Greg Zacharias -- Immensities of perception and yearning: the haunting of Henry James's heroes / Kristin Boudreau -- Haunting the churches: Henry James and the sacred space in "The Altar of the Dead" / Hazel Hutchison -- Mysterious tenants: uncanny women and the private or public dilemma in the supernatural tales / Anna Despotopoulou -- John Marcher's uncanny unmanning in "The Beast in the Jungle" / Kathy Justice Gentile -- Homospectrality in Henry James's ghost stories / Diane Long Hoeveler -- Second thoughts: "Queer 'Maud-Evelyn'" / Kevin Ohi -- Uncanny doublings in "Owen Wingrave" / Gert Buelens -- The afterlife of figures / Sheila Teahan -- Epilogue: ghost writing / Nicola Bradbury
Summary "This book is a collection of essays on ghostly fiction by Henry James. The contributors analyze James's use of the ghost story as a subgenre and the difficult theoretical issues that James's texts pose"-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Alternate Author Despotopoulou, Anna
Reed, Kimberly Capps

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