Homo-Formalism: Analogy in The Sacred Fount

Margolis, Stacey
June 2001
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Summer2001, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p391
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Discusses homo-formalism in the book "The Sacred Fount," by Henry James. Suggestion of the notion that the relation between two men could be used to illustrate the problem of self-relation; Implications of the use of homosexuality as a formal device rather than as the sexual secret that must be covered over or abstracted; Impact of the book on the sexuality of James.


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