December 19, 2018 Forthcoming
Reference - 144 Pages
ISBN 9781138350526 - CAT# K395206
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Henry James’ Travel: Fiction and Non-Fiction offers a multifaceted approach to Henry James’s idea and practice of travel from the perspective of the globalized world today. Each chapter addresses a different selection of James’s fiction and non-fiction and offers a different approach towards the ideas that are still with us today: history reflected in art and architecture, the tourist gaze, the museum culture, transnationalism and the return home. As a whole, the book encompasses both early and late fiction and non-fiction by Henry James, giving the reader a sense of how his idea of travel evolved over several decades of his creative activity and shows how thin the line between fiction and non-fiction travel writing really is.
Introduction Mirosława Buchholtz 1. The Ambassadors, The American Scene, and the Transnational Turn in American Studies Allen Hibbard 2. The Sentimental Tourist in Rural France: Henry James’ Pictures of History in A Little Tour in France (1884, 1900) Ágnes Zsófia Kovács 3. Self-Inscription and Autoethnography in Henry James’s Travel Writing Selma Mokrani 4. Roderick’s Body, Winckelmann, and the Screen of the Touristic Gaze Geoff Bender 5. Traveling Curios in a Playful Spirit: Henry James’s American Museum Hitomi Nabae 6. Back in "the terrible city" – Henry James and his Characters in Search of the Past and a less Polarized Future Urszula Gołębiowska