A Sense of Justice: Whistler, Ruskin, James, Impressionism
- Whistler v. Ruskin: 1878. Evans, Colin // Great World Trials;1997, p108
An encyclopedia entry for a court case in London, England is presented wherein the Queen's Court slapped defendant John Ruskin with damages for libel in a complaint filed by artist James Whistler but imposed only a farthing in damages against the defendant, saying that the courtroom is not the...
- Ruskin vs. Whistler: The Case Against Capitalist Art. Craven, David // Art Journal;Dec77, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p139
Discusses John Ruskin's position in the trial with American painter James McNeill Whistler. Association of Whistler's paintings with the vulgar commercialization fostered by laissez-faire capitalism; Ruskin's interpretation of Whistler's paintings as reflections of the intellectual vacuity of a...
- Laughter and the Whistler/Ruskin Trial. West, Shearer // Journal of Victorian Culture (Edinburgh University Press);Spring2007, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p42
The article examines the trial involving writer John Ruskin and artist James McNeill Whistler over libel charges in 1877 to 1878 in Great Britain. The author considers the trial as part of a social history of laughter and the ways in which this history can be incorporated into a history of art....
- James, Degas, and the Emersonian Gaze. Smith, George // Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Spring92, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p360
Examines the fallacies of reading `The Portrait of a Lady,' by Henry James, as allegory. Use of an intertextual analysis of Degas's keyhole nudes to move inside Fredric Jameson's `structural corollary' toward the larger problem of James's aesthetic; The question of gender and what James...
- Reviews. Richards, Bernard // Notes & Queries;Sep96, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p365
Reviews the book `The Portrait of a Lady, 2nd edition,' by Henry James, and edited by Robert D. Bamberg.
- PENETRATING THE VITRINE: HENRY JAMES AND THE CHALLENGE OF PUBLICITY. Despotopoulou, Anna // English Language Notes;Jun2002, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p39
Discusses the sociohistorical framework of the rise of consumerism in the book 'The Portrait of a Lady,' by Henry James. Use of country houses as stages where people are displayed as commodities; Assimilation of the author on the values and norms of social interaction; Acknowledgment on the...
- Sloughing Off the Burdens: Ada's and Isabel's Parallel/Antithetical Quests for Self-Actualization in Jane Campion's Film "The Piano" and Henry James's Novel "The Portrait of a Lady." Dapkus, Jeanne R. // Literature Film Quarterly;1997, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p177
Examines the connection between Henry James' novel `The Portrait of a Lady' and Jane Campion's motion picture entitled `The Piano.' Campion's creation of `The Piano' as a reaction to her own reading of `The Portrait'; Portrayal of female protagonists; Similarities in structures; Realization on...
- Beyond the frame of The Portrait of a Lady. Mitchell, Lee Clark // Raritan;Winter98, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p90
Focuses on the book `The Portrait of a Lady,' by Henry James. Theme and storyline; Character description; Concerns on the issue of rest and readers' reactions to it; Controversial features of the novel; Problem of mutual usage.
- The female world of exorcism and displacement (or, relations between women in Henry James's... Solomon, Melissa // Studies in the Novel;Fall96, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p395
Presents a textual criticism and interpretation of Henry James' novel `Portrait of a Lady.' Exorcism and displacement between the two female protagonists, Isabel Archer and Madame Merle; Caution against conclusive lesbianism; Concept of lesbian love.