Appearing acts: Celebrity, biography, and henry james's ghosts of the 1890s

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Abstract

James argues that a "cultivated" life, exemplified by that of the artist, is marked by an "accumulation of the very treasure itself of consciousness", which does not by any means ensure an afterlife, but points toward a "more" and an "other" that makes that afterlife seem more probable.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)43-68
Number of pages26
JournalJournal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
Volume42
Issue number2
StatePublished - Sep 1 2009

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