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Abstract

This work is an exploration, through the novels of Henry James, of the representation of women in the literary text. I shall suggest that the attempt to reconcile the contradiction of woman’s existence, both as sign and as conscious subject, is central to many of James’s major novels.

Keywords

Literary Text Representative Function Individual Consciousness Social Existence Conscious Subject 
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© Elizabeth Allen 1984

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