In the cage and the queer effects of gay history

  title={In the cage and the queer effects of gay history},
  author={{\'E}ric Savoy},
  journal={Novel: A Forum on Fiction},
  • Éric Savoy
  • Published 1995
  • History
  • Novel: A Forum on Fiction
L'A. montre comment James reussit dans ce roman a deplacer le paradigme du scandale provoque par l'homosexualite vers un effet d'etrangete relatif a une relation heterosexuelle. Il etudie egalement la problematique du savoir, de l'indicible et du scandaleux liee aux sexualites prohibees 
21 Citations
The Double Life in the Cage: The Queering of the Social in Henry James's Late Short Fiction
It is now widely accepted that a thematic of male-male desire operates within the matrices of a Jamesian freeplay of the signifier. Yet the fate of a proper homosexual subject is confined to theExpand
Interrogating the Legibility of Queer Female Subjectivity: Rethinking May Bartram's "Bracketed" Character in "The Beast in the Jungle"
This essays seeks to investigate both the historical and critical elision of May Bartram's queer subjectivity in Henry James's "The Beast in the Jungle." Though many queer scholars have taken up EveExpand
Possibly Queer Time: Paranoia, Subjectivity, and "The Beast in the Jungle"
Critical analysis of Henry James's novella "The Beast in the Jungle" tends to offer imperatives for the main characters that endorse new productive ways of existing within the world, ways thatExpand
The Materialism Of The Encounter: Queer Sociality And Capital In Modern Literature
THE MATERIALISM OF THE ENCOUNTER: QUEER SOCIALITY AND CAPITAL IN MODERN LITERATURE by MICHAEL SCHMIDT May 2013 Advisor: Dr. Barrett Watten Major: English Degree: Doctor of Philosophy In TheExpand
Cruising Henry James: The Scene of Queer Sociality as a Critique of Capital
While it has become nearly axiomatic to read Henry James’s style as a privileged site for discussions of the unrepresentability of desire, I argue that in The American Scene James exhibits a literaryExpand
Queer Properties: Passion and Possession in The Spoils of Poynton
Often identified as the first work of James's celebrated late style, The Spoils of Poynton (1897) has been widely read as a "perversion" of the conventions of the realist novel; indeed, it is markedExpand
Blooming Girls and Bad Girls: “In the Cage” and the Ha’penny Novel
Abstract: This paper examines the engagement of “In the Cage” with nineteenth-century popular literature, and, in particular, with two standard female types: the “blooming girl” of the sentimentalExpand
"The novel is older, and so are the young": On the Queerness of Style
Seeking to bring together two strands in criticism of Henry James—readings pursuing the anti-mimetic and anti-psychological implications of his style and readings exploring questions ofExpand
Imagining Telegraphic Joy in the Canny Cage of Metaphor, Metonymy, and Performativity
The aim of this essay is to explore some of the strengths and limitations of current uses of the rhetorical pair metaphor-metonymy, introduced by structuralism as a fundamental bifurcation. The essayExpand
Telegraphic Realism: Henry James's In the Cage
  • R. Menke
  • History
  • PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America
  • 2000
In setting his 1898 tale In the Cage in a telegraph office, Henry James was adapting and investigating a metaphor that earlier novelists had used for the workings of fiction. As invoked by writersExpand


City of dreadful delight : narratives of sexual danger in late-Victorian London
Late-Victorian London, city of dreadful delight with the new pleasures of the music hall, West End shopping, and the mingling of high and low life where women of every class challenged theExpand
Talk on the Wilde Side: Toward a Genealogy of a Discourse on Male Sexualities
Prologue: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Trials Or Why I Digress Part One: Against the Norm 1. Embodying the Englishman 2. Taking Sex in Hand 3. Social Dis-Ease Part Two: Pressing Issues 4.Expand
Love and the Quest for Identity in the Fiction of Henry James
The Description for this book, Love and the Quest for Identity in the Fiction of Henry James, will be forthcoming.
Masculine Desire: The Sexual Politics of Victorian Aestheticism
Beginning with Tennyson's "In Memoriam" and continuing by way of Hopkins and Swinburne to the novels of Oscar Wilde and Thomas Hardy, Richard Dellamora draws on journals, letters, censored texts, andExpand
Henry James's Second Wave
The poetics of prose