Definition of James, Henry in English:
- 1Jamesian adjective
- Example sentences
- There is of course absolutely no reason why a novel about Henry James should itself be a Jamesian novel; there are many examples of books that successfully choose the ‘tell don't show’ approach.
- Stein retained a faith in the diversity of American identity, but her texts surpass the Jamesian longing for ‘subtle distinctions’ with an ‘iterative construction of identity’.
- As Kaja Silverman has argued, Maisie is one of a number of Jamesian observers or spectators persistently exposed to a primal scene, ‘the interrogation of [whose] knowledge forms the central drama of the book’.
Definition of James, Henry in:
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