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Henry James, painters, and painting

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In his major essay “The Art of Fiction” (1884) Henry James suggested that the analogy between painting and fiction was, so far as he could see, ‘complete’. Taking him at his word, critics have tended to focus on what the novelist learned from painting, or have fixed on instances in which he ‘chose to elevate the art of the painter,’ as one commentator has recently put it. Contrary to this critical trend, this thesis argues that throughout his corpus James stages a contest between painting and...

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HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
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ORCID:
0000-0003-0487-5536
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0000-0001-7967-0768
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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