Jamesian Women: A Readers Theatre Adaptation from Selected Novels of Henry James

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The purpose of this study is to illustrate the power image of Henry James's female protagonists through a Readers Theatre adaptation of his novels, Daisy Miller, The Wings of the Dove, and The Portrait of a Lady. Chapter I includes an introduction and defines the purpose of the thesis. Chapter II briefly examines biographical information on James. Chapter III includes the analysis of the three selected novels in relation to preparation of a performance based script for Readers Theatre. In the Appendix is the Readers Theatre script with the inclusive transition and introductory material. The illustration of a typical Jamesian ... continued below

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Wicker, Patricia Elizabeth Frazier August 1975.

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The purpose of this study is to illustrate the power image of Henry James's female protagonists through a Readers Theatre adaptation of his novels, Daisy Miller, The Wings of the Dove, and The Portrait of a Lady. Chapter I includes an introduction and defines the purpose of the thesis. Chapter II briefly examines biographical information on James. Chapter III includes the analysis of the three selected novels in relation to preparation of a performance based script for Readers Theatre. In the Appendix is the Readers Theatre script with the inclusive transition and introductory material. The illustration of a typical Jamesian woman reveals a philosophic view of the human possibilities in freedom, power, and the destructive elements that limit an independent spirit.

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Wicker, Patricia Elizabeth Frazier. Jamesian Women: A Readers Theatre Adaptation from Selected Novels of Henry James, thesis, August 1975; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663469/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .