|aHenry James and the language of experience /|cby Collin Meissner.
|aCambridge, U.K. :|bCambridge University Press,|c1999.
|aix, 237 p. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 228-232) and index.
|aThe experience of Jamesian hermeneutics -- The experience of divestiture: toward an understanding of the self in The American -- Bondage and boundaries: Isabel Archer's failed experience -- Lambert Strether and the negativity of experience -- Recovery and revelation: the experience of self-exposure in James's autobiography.
|a"In Henry James and the Language of Experience, Collin Meissner examines the political dimension to the representation of experience as it unfolds throughout James's work. Meissner argues that, for James, experience was a private and public event, a dialectical process that registered and expressed his consciousness of the external world."--Jacket.
|aJames, Henry,|d1843-1916|xPolitical and social views.