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Author Tucker, Amy.

Title The illustration of the master : Henry James and the magazine revolution / Amy Tucker
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 251 pages) : illustrations
Contents Henry James and the rise of the illustrated magazines -- Double discourse in the illustrated tales of the 1890s -- Stepping out of the frame : James's "Holbein" -- The business of art : essays on illustration -- James, Pennell, and the art of the travelogue
Summary This title examines the crucial role of the illustrated press in the formation of the reading public and the writing profession during Henry James's lifetime. It re-examines James's stories, criticism, and travel essays in light of the explosive growth of the magazine industry in the United States and abroad at the turn of the century. The book delves into James's negotiations with publishers, editors, and literary agents, as well as his interactions with some of the celebrated artists who were assigned to illustrate his work
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Criticism and interpretation.
James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Illustrations.
Art and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Magazine illustration -- United States -- 19th century.
Periodicals -- Publishing -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Illustrated works.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009045988
ISBN 0804776237 (electronic bk.)
9780804776233 (electronic bk.)