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Figures in the carpet.

Figures in the carpet.

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Published by British Broadcasting Corporation in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesNovels up to now -- 6
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sound cassette (30 min)
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14172465M

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The Figure in the Carpet is partly about readers and the obsessions they can sometimes develop with writers who intrigue them. In that sense it's a kind of warning not to associate writers' lives too closely with their work so I won't try to figure out what it might mean in /5. Figures in the Carpet: Finding the Human Person in the American Past Paperback – January 2, Figures in the Carpet: Finding the Human Person in the American Past.

Paperback.5/5(2). The Figure in the Carpet [James, Henry] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Figure in the Carpet/5(27). "The Figure in the Carpet" is also significant because it prefigures a prominent twentieth-century literary theory, that of the death of the author, expounded in the late s by Roland Barthes and Michel Foucault.

According to this theory (which today we may take for granted), it is the text itself that speaks, and the author is a mere by: 7. Henry James () published “The Figure in the Carpet” in He is best known for his novel “The Portrait of a Lady,” first published in He frequently filled his tales with ambiguity and even obscurity, as he does in this page short story.

He never gave us an interpretation of this story/5(28). "The Figure in the Carpet" is also significant because it prefigures a prominent twentieth-century literary theory, that of the death of the author, expounded in the late s by Roland Barthes and Michel Foucault.

According to this theory (which today we may take for granted), it is the text itself that speaks, and the author is a mere function/5(28). Figures in the Carpet | What does it mean to be a human person.

This volume is a historical inquiry into that foundational, deceptively simple question. Figures in the carpet. book Viewing the human person from various perspectives -- law, education, business, media, religion, medicine, community life, gender, art -- sixteen historians of American life explore how our understanding of personhood has changed over time and.

The Figure in the Carpet (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Aug by Henry James (Author) › Visit Amazon's Henry James Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Reviews: 6. The Figure in the Carpet is a novella published in in London, by Henry James. The story is told in the first person.

The narrator, whose name is never revealed, meets his favorite author and becomes obsessed with discovering the secret meaning or intention within all the author's works. “The Figure in the Carpet” has evaded definitive interpretation. In his book Henry James (), Ford Madox Ford wrote that after it was published, James’s contemporaries set themselves on a quest for the Figure as an identifiable physical entity.

In the preface to his A Choice of Kipling’s Verse (), T. Eliot wrote, “Nowadays, we all look for the Figure in the Carpet.”Author: Henry James. ‘The Figure in the Carpet’ has become a short-hand or idiom for the ‘key’ to understanding a writer’s work. And yet the story in which the idiom was born, Henry James’s tale ‘The Figure in the Carpet’, refuses to open itself up to easy interpretations or analysis.

The Carpet People is, as the name says, a story about a number of tribes and people who live in the Carpet, a vast land covered in carpet hairs stretching off to I didn’t realise this book is not part of the Discworld series when I bought it, but not that I mind, I enjoy his standalone books /5.

The Figure in the Carpet Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Short stories, American Subject: Interpersonal relations -- Fiction Subject: Women novelists -- Fiction Subject: Critics -- Fiction Subject: Secrecy -- Fiction Category: Text: EBook-No.

Release Date: Sep 1, Cited by: 7. The Figure in the Carpet, by Henry James. The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Figure in the Carpet, by Henry JamesThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and withalmost no restrictions whatsoever.

You may copy it, give it away orre-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License includedwith this eBook or online at le: The Figure in the CarpetAuthor: Henry.

His many other books include The Masterless: Self and Society in Modern America and Religion Returns to the Public Square: Faith and Policy in Modern America.

Figures in the Carpet: Finding the Human Person in the American Past ()Pages: Complete summary of Henry James' The Figure in the Carpet. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Figure in the Carpet.

The motif and title story, The Figure in the Carpet, is an inspired joke, a masterpiece of double-entendre that demands the readers undivided love and attention and continues to baffle The stories in this collection were written mostly between anda time when Henry James’s writing was concerned with the art of fiction and the position of the artist in society.4/5.

"Figures in the Carpet presents a stellar roster of first-rate historians dealing seriously with a perennially important subject. The case studies and more theoretical accounts in this book amount to an unusually perceptive assessment of how 'the person' has been viewed in American history.

The Figure in the Carpet. Books. Add to shelf. Read. Add to shelf. 7 Readers. 0 Bookshelves. 1 Impression. 0 Quotes. Impressions All You don’t just buy a book. The motif and title story, ‘The Figure in the Carpet’, is an inspired joke, a masterpiece of double-entendre that demands the reader’s undivided love and attention and continues to baffle its critics.

Also included are ‘The Author of Beltraffio’, an absorbing story of family infighting, authorship and tragedy, and ‘The Private Life Pages:.

The narrator of Henry James’s story “The Figure in the Carpet”, a critic for a literary journal called The Middle, is convinced that a novelist, Hugh Vereker, has buried an “exquisite. The Carpet Makers is constructed like a carpet, weaving narratives together to tell a story that is at once immense in scope and driven by attention to the tiniest detail.

Each chapter is a short story focusing on a different character/5.THE FIGURE IN THE CARPET J. HILLIS MILLER English, Yale University Images of filaments, ficelles, lines, figures drawn with lines, woven or embroidered cloth, thread themselves through the dense metaphorical texture of Henry James's prefaces.' These prefaces taken together no doubt form the most important treatise on the novel in English.