Henry James

Henry James

(1843-1916)

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The Henry James Scholar's Guide to Websites

General Studies


AKIYAMA, Masayuki. “James and Nanboku: A Comparative Study of Supernatural Stories in the West and East." Comparative Literature Studies 22 (1985): 43-52. [GGII: 0982
AL-ZUBI, Hasan Abdallah. “Realistic and Naturalistic Representation in Henry James’s Fiction.” Dissertation Abstracts International 59:2 (1998): 486A (Indiana University). [GGIII: 4059]
ANKER, Richard. “'Figures trop réelles pour durer': Blanchot avec James.” EREA: Revue d'Etudes Anglophones 3.2 (2005): 96-104.
BALLINGER, Leonora M. “‘Apparitions and Night Fears’: Psychological Tension in ‘The Ghostly Tales of Henry James’.” Dissertation Abstracts International 57:8 (1997): 3490A (New York University). [GGIII: 4060]
BANTA, Martha. “The Two Worlds of Henry James: A Study in the Fiction of the Supernatural.” Yale Review 57 (1967): 56-65. [GGI: 1724].
BANTA, Martha. Henry James and the Occult: The Great Extension. Bloomington, IN: Indiana UP, 1972. [GGI: 1726].
BANTA, Martha. “The House of Seven Ushers and How They Grew: A Look at Jamesian Gothicism.” [GGI: 1725].
BOOTH, Alison. “The Real Right Place of Henry James: Homes and Haunts.” The Henry James Review 25.3 (2004): 216-28.
BURKHOLDER-MOSCO, Nicole Paige. “Hidden Monstrosities: The Transformation of Woman and Child Victim(izer)s in Nineteenth-Century Gothic Fiction.” Dissertation Abstracts International, Section A: The Humanities and Social Sciences 64.11 (2004): 4040.
BURKHOLDER-MOSCO, Nicole and CARSE, Wendy. “‘Wondrous Material to Play On’: Children as Sites of Gothic Liminality in The Turn of the Screw, The Innocents, and The Others.” Studies in the Humanities 32.2 (2005): 201-20.
BUTTERWORTH-MCDERMOTT, Christine. “James's Fractured Fairy-Tale: How the Governess Gets Grimm.” The Henry James Review 28.1 (2007): 43-56.
CARSE. Wendy and Nicole Burkholder-Mosco. “'Wondrous material to play on': Children as Sites of Gothic Liminality in The Turn of the Screw. The Innocents. and The Others." Studies in the Humanities 32 (2005): 201-220. [GGIV: 0000]
CLIPPINGER, David. “The Hidden Life: Benjamin Britten's Homoerotic Reading of Henry James's The Turn of the Screw.” Literature and Musical Adaptation. Ed. Michael J. Meyer. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi, 2002. 137-51.
DEFREN, Judith. “The Silent Scream: Patterns of Horror in the Works of Henry James.” Dissertation Abstracts International 46 (1985): 151A (University of Manitoba). [GGII: 0983].
DENNIS, Larry R. “Specters and Spectators in The Turn of the Screw and The Innocents.Purdue University Fifth Annual Conference on Film. Ed. Maud Walther. LaFayatte, IN: Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Purdue University, 1980. 96-102. [GGII: 0984].
DUPERRAY, Max. “Possession et exorcisme: Aspects du fantasme Jamesian dans quelques Ghostly Tales.” Société des anglicistes de l’enseigment supérieur. [GGII: 0985].
EDEL, Leon. Introduction. The Ghostly Tales of Henry James. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 1948. v-xxxii. [GGI: 1728].
EDWARDS, J.A. Craig. “James’s The Bostonians.” Explicator 49.2 (1991): 100-101. [GGII: 0986].
ELKINS, Charles L. “Henry James.” Supernatural Fiction Writers. Ed. E.F. Bleiler. New York: Charles Scribner's, 1985, I, 337-344. [GGII: 0987].
FLATLEY, Jonathan. “Reading into Henry James.” Criticism: A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts 46.1 (2004): 103-23.
GALE, Beth W. “Hésitation, déchiffrement, et le rôle de l'adolescente dans le récit fantastique de la fin du dix-neuvième siècle.” Neophilologus 91.4 (2007): 555-64.
GILBERT, Geoffrey. “The Origins of Modernism in the Haunted Properties of Literature.” The Victorian Supernatural. Ed. Nicola Bown, Carolyn Burdett, and Pamela Thurschwell. Cambridge, England: Cambridge UP, 2004. 239-57.
GOLOVACHEVA, I.V. “Avtorskii zamysel povesti genri dzhamsa povorot vinta.” [GGII: 0988].
GREGORY, Melissa Valiska. “From Melodrama to Monologue: Henry James and Domestic Terror.” The Henry James Review 22.2 (2004): 146-68.
GRIMES, Hilary. The Late Victorian Gothic: Mental Science, the Uncanny, and Scenes of Writing. Ashgate, 2011. 
GRUNES, Dennis. “The Demonic Child in The Turn of the Screw.” Psychological Review: Interpretations in the Psychology of Art, Literature, and Society 2 (1978): 221-239. [GGII: 0989].
HARRIS, Nicholas. "Ghostly Absence and Sexual Presence in James's 'Owen Wingrave' and 'the Jolly Corner'." Ed. Marilyn Brock.McFarland, 2009. 193-206. 
HARVEY, Geoffrey. “(Other) World and Book: Metafiction and the Supernatural in The Turn of the Screw.” Dalhousie Review 86.2 (2006): 195-206.
HEKANAHO, Pia Livia. "A Stranger in a Silent City: Gothic Motifs Embracing Queer Textuality in Alan Hollinghurst's the Folding Star." Eds. P. M. Mehtonen and Matti Savolainen.Ashgate, 2013. 57-70. 
HOOPE, Robin. In Darkest James: Reviewing Impressionism, 1900-1905. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2000.
HORNE, Philip. “Henry James and ‘the Forces of Violence’: On the Track of ‘Big Game’ in ‘The Jolly Corner’.” The Henry James Review 27.3 (2006): 237-47.
HUTCHISON, Hazel. Seeing and Believing: Henry James and the Spiritual World. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
INGELBIEN, Raphael. "Decadence in the Late Novels of Henry James." English Studies 90.1 (2009): 124-5.
JANG, Kiyoon. “Governess as Ghostwriter: Unauthorized Authority and Uncanny Authorship in Henry James's The Turn of the Screw.” The Henry James Review 28.1 (2007): 13-25.
KERR, Howard. “James’s Last Early Supernatural Tales: Hawthorne Demagnetized, Poe Depoeticized.” The Haunted Dusk: American Supernatural Fiction, 1820-1920. Eds. Howard Kerr, John W. Crowley, Charles Crow. Athens, GA: Georgia UP, 1983. 135-148. [GGII: 0990].
LANG, Hans-Joachim. “The Making of Henry James’s The American.” Amerikastudium 20.1 (1975): 55-71. [GGII: 0992].
LEE, A. R. Gothic to Multicultural: Idioms of Imagining in American Literary Fiction. Rodopi, 2009. 
LEE, Yong-ju. “(Hi)story of Subject: Jamesian Subjectivity as Ghosts.” Dissertation Abstracts International, Section A: The Humanities and Social Sciences 65.10 (2005): 3815.
LEWIS, Pericles. “‘The Reality of the Unseen’: Shared Fictions and Religious Experience in the Ghost Stories of Henry James.” Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literature, Culture, and Theory 61.2 (2005): 33-66.
LOSANO, Antonia. “East Lynne, The Turn of the Screw, and the Female Doppelgänger in Governess Fiction.” Nineteenth Century Studies 18 (2004): 99-116, 2004.
LUSTIG, T.J. “James, Henry (1843-1916).” The Handbook to Gothic Literature. Ed. Marie Mulvey-Roberts. New York: New York University Press, 1998. 140-43. [GGIII: 4079]
LUSTIG, T.J. Henry James and the Ghostly. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994. [GGIII: 4074]
MACKENZIE, Manfred. “The Turn of the Screw: Jamesian Gothic.” Essays in Criticism 12 (1962): 34-38. [GGI: 1730].
MARTIN, Jay. “Ghostly Rentals, Ghostly Purchases: Haunted Imaginations in James, Twain, and Bellamy.” The Haunted Dusk: American Supernatural Fiction, 1820-1990. Eds. Howard Kerr, John W. Crowley, Charles L. Crow. Athens, GA: Georgia UP, 1983. 123-131. [GGII: 0993].
MATHESON, Neill. “Talking Horrors: James, Euphemism and the Specter of Wilde.” American Literature 71:4 (1999): 709-50. [GGIII: 4078]
MCSWEENEY, Gregory Edward. “The Spurn of the Screw: Henry James’s Project of Perversion Management in Three Late Supernatural Tales.” Master’s Thesis, Concordia University, Canada , 2000. [GGIII: 4079]
MEISSNER, Collin. “The Matter of Perception: American Girls and English Ghosts.” Approaches to Teaching Henry James's Daisy Miller and The Turn of the Screw. Ed. Kimberly C. Reed and Peter G. Beidler. New York, NY: Modern Language Association of America, 2005. 72-80.
MERIVALE, Patricia. “The Esthetics of Perversion: Gothic Artifice in Henry James and Witold Gombrowicz.” Publications of the Modern Language Association 93 (1978): 992-1002. [GGI: 1731].
MILLER, J. Hillis. “The ‘Quasi-Turn-of-Screw Effect’: How to Raise a Ghost with Words.” Oxford Literary Review 25 (2003): 121-37.
MITHELL, Lee Clark. “‘Ghostlier Demarcations, Keener Sounds’: Scare Quotes in 'The Jolly Corner'.” Henry James Review 28.3 (2007): 223-231.
MONNET, Agnieszka Soltysik. The Poetics and Politics of the American Gothic: Gender and Slavery in Nineteenth-Century American Literature. Ashgate, 2010.
NETTELS, Elsa. “The Portrait of a Lady and the Gothic Romance.” South Atlantic Bulletin 39 (1974): 73-82. [GGI: 1732].
PRIEST, Ann-Marie. “Risking the Cracks: The Mystic Self in Henry James’s The Golden Bowl.” Twentieth Century Literature 45.2 (1999): 210-236.
PROBERT, Kenneth Gordon. “Christopher Newman and the Artistic American View of Life.” Studies in American Fiction 11 (1983): 203-215. [GGII: 0995].
RAW, Laurence. “Horrific Henry James: Michael Winner's The Nightcomers (1971).” Literature/Film Quarterly 31.3 (2003): 193-98.
RAWLINGS, Peter. “Grotesque Encounters in the Travel Writing of Henry James.” The Yearbook of English Studies 34 (2004): 171-85.
REED, Kimberly C. “‘The Hideous Obscure’: Historical Backgrounds of The Turn of the Screw.” Approaches to Teaching Henry James's Daisy Miller and The Turn of the Screw. Ed. Kimberly C. Reed and Peter G. Beidler. New York, NY: Modern Language Association of America, 2005. 39-45.
ROVIT, Earl. “The Ghosts of Henry James’s ‘The Jolly Corner.’” Tennessee Studies in Literature 10 (1965): 65-72. [GGI: 1735].
SAVOY, Eric. “Spectres of Abjection: The Queer Subject of James’s ‘The Jolly Corner.’” Spectral Readings : Towards a Gothic Geography, eds. Glennis Byron, David Punter. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999. 161-74. [GGIII: 4084]
SCHLIEFER, Ronald. “Trap of the Imagination: The Gothic Tradition, Fiction, and The Turn of the Screw.” Criticism 22 (1980): 297-319. [GGI: 1737].
SCHULZ, Max F. “An Unending Horror: Henry James’s and Benjamin Britten’s Turn(ings) of the Screw.” Yearbook of Interdisciplinary Studies in the Fine Arts 1 (1989): 37-48. [GGII: 0996].
SCOTT, James B. “How the Screw is Turned: James’s Amusette.” University of Mississippi Studies in English 4 (1983): 112-131. [GGII: 0997].
SHELDEN, Pamela Jacobs. “Jamesian Gothicism: The Haunted Castle of the Mind.” Studies in the Literary Imagination 7 (1974): 121-134. [GGI: 1738].
SIGLER, Amanda. “Unsuspecting Narrative Doubles in Serial Publication: The Illustrated The Turn of the Screw and Collier's U.S.S. Maine Coverage.” The Henry James Review 29.1 (2008): 80-97.
SKLEPOWICH, E. A. “Gossip and Gothicism in The Sacred Fount.” Henry James Review 2 (1981): 112-115. [GGI: 1739].
SMITH, Stephanie. A. “The Delicate Organisms and Theoretical Tricks of Henry James.” American Literature 62 (1990): 583-605. [GGII: 0998].
SMYTH, Paul Rockwood. “Gothic Influences in Hen-ry James’s Major Fiction.” Dissertation Abstracts International 41 (1981): 4036A (Michigan State University). [GGI: 1740].
SUTPEN, Tom. “Far from the Madding Multiplex: The Subtle Horror of The Innocents.” Bright Lights Film Journal 50 (2005): no pagination.
SWEENEY, Gerard M. “Henry James’s ‘De Grey The Gothic as Camouflage of the Medical.” Modern Language Studies 21 (1991): 36-44. [GGII: 0999].
TEAHAN, Sheila. “The Literal Turn of the Figurative Screw.” Arizona Quarterly: a Journal of American Literature, Culture and Theory 62:3 (2006): 63-82.
TEYSSANDIER, Hubert. “Voices of the Unseen: Benjamin Britten's Reading of The Turn of the Screw.” EREA: Revue d'Etudes Anglophones 3.2 (2005): 43-49.
THOMAS, Lloyd Spencer. “The Haunts of Language, Superstition, and Subterfuge in Henry James’s Stories of the Supernatural.” Dissertation Abstracts International 36 (1975): 1512A (State University of New York at Binghampton). [GGI: 1741].
THOMSON, Douglass H. “Henry James.” Gothic Writers: A Critical and Bibliographical Guide, eds. Douglass H. Thomson, Jack G. Voller, and Frederick S. Frank. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002. 202-11. [GGIII: 4094]
THORBERG, Raymond. “Terror Made Relevant: James’s Ghost Stories.” Dalhousie Review 47 (67): 185-191. [GGI: 1742].
TREDY, Dennis. “Hypnerotomania Gubernätrix , or Strife in the Dream of the Governess: The Turn of the Screw (H. James), The Innocents (T. Capote et al.), Other Voices, Other Rooms (T. Capote)” (pp. 145-61). In Imaginaires, gothique, néo-gothique, contre-utopie. Littérature et cinéma du domaine anglo-saxon, ed. Max Duperray. Aix-en-Provence: Publications de l’université de Provence, 2001. [GGIII: 4096]
TREDY, Dennis. “Shadows of Shadows: Techniques of Ambiguity in Three Film Adaptations of The Turn of the Screw: J. Clayton's The Innocents (1961), D. Curtis's The Turn of the Screw (1974), and A. Aloy's Presence of Mind (1999).” EREA: Revue d'Etudes Anglophones 3.2 (2005): 67-86.
TUTTLE, Lisa. “JAMES, Henry.” St. James Guide to Horror, Ghost, and Gothic Writers, ed. David Pringle. Detroit: St. James Press/Gale, 1998. 298-301. [GGIII: 4097]
TUVESON, Ernest. “The Turn of the Screw: A Palimpsest” Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900 12. 4 (1972): 783-800.
UNRUE, Darlene. “Henry James and the Gothic Romance.” Dissertation Abstracts International 32 (1972): 4028A (Ohio State University). [GGI: 1743].
UNRUE, Darlene. “The Occult Metaphor as Technique in The Portrait of a Lady.” Henry James Review 2 (1981): 199-203. [GGII:1000].
VEEDER, William. “James and Fame Enduring.” Henry James Review 19:3 (1998): 264-78. [GGIII: 4100]
VEEDER, William. “The Nuturance of the Gothic: The Turn of the Screw.” Gothic Studies 1 (1999): 47-85. [GGIII: 4101]
WEISSMAN, Judith. “Antique Secrets in Henry James.” Sewanee Review 93 (1985): 196-215. [GGII: 1001].
YOON, Joewon. “Ghostly Imagination, History, and Femininity at Centuries’ Ends: The Turn of the Screw and The Blair Witch Project.” Nothing That Is: Millennial Cinema and the Blair Witch Controversies. Ed. Sarah L. Higley and Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock. Detroit, MI: Wayne State UP, 2004. 181-96.
ZABLOTNY, Elaine. “Henry James and the Demonic Vampire and Madonna.” Psychocultural Review: Interpretations in the Psychology of Art, Literature, and Society 3 (1980): 203-224. [GGII: 1002].