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8 edition of The Figure in the Carpet (Dodo Press) found in the catalog.

The Figure in the Carpet (Dodo Press)

by Henry James Jr.

  • 265 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Dodo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11676038M
    ISBN 101406526568
    ISBN 109781406526561
    OCLC/WorldCa154803213

    The Figure in the Carpet Premium Classic Audiobooks Writers: James, Henry. Genre: Short Story, Classic. Type: Audiobook А book that you can READ as a regular e-book with cinematic photo-illustrations on each page, LISTEN to as audiobook, and WATCH as a photo-realistic motion slideshow with animations and video special effects.   This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. "The narrator, whose name is never revealed, meets his favorite author and becomes entrenched in the mystery that is the figure in the carpet."--Wikipedia.2/5(1).

      Like many of Henry James' short stories, The Figure in the Carpet revolves around an artist whose body of work hides a deeper meaning and several other characters who bear the heavy burden of a momentous secret. When a group of friends unlocks the true significance of Pages: Editions for The Figure in the Carpet: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in 2.

    LibriVox recording of The Figure in the Carpet, by Henry James. The story ostensibly concerns a young literary critic who greatly admires the writer Hugh Vereker. A meeting with Vereker, however, shows him that he – and all other critics – have in fact missed the great point of Vereker's work, and the critic (and his editor) thereupon devote themselves to trying to unravel the mystery.   The Paperback of the The Figure in the Carpet by Henry James at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not View Product [ x ] : Knopf Publishing Group.


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The Figure in the Carpet book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Short story by the prolific American-born author and lite /5.

"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 /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 Cited by: 7. 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 The Figure in the Carpet book with discovering the secret meaning or intention within all the author's works.

The Figure in the Carpet, written by legendary author Henry James is widely considered to be one of the greatest books of all time.

This great classic will surely attract a whole new generation of readers. For many, The Figure in the Carpet is required reading for various courses and curriculums/5(28). "The Figure in the Carpet" is a short story (sometimes considered a novella) by American writer Henry James first published in It 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 of all the author's works.

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‘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 FIGURE IN THE CARPET Paperback. Book Condition: New. Not Signed; Description: 'Did she know and if she knew would she speak?' The story of an unsolved literary mystery that explores what James referred to as "troubled artistic consciousness." Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday.

Little Black Classics. Although Lerner doesn’t mention it, the title of his very short introductory chapter, “Looking for the Figure in the Carpet,” is, I assume, beholden to the wonderful short story “The Figure in the Carpet” by Henry James, who understood a great deal about authorial intention and the pitfalls of interpretation.

Free Books of North American Literature in English, PDF, ePub, Mobi, Fb2, Azw3, Kindle The Figure in the Carpet Henry James English - [PDF] [ePub] [Kindle] English/5(2). THE FIGURE IN THE CARPET by Henry James ABOUT THE BOOK: The Figure in the Carpet is a short story published in in London, by American writer Henry James.

The short story is usually referred. 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 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 4/5.

The figure in the carpet might take on another twist or two, but the sentence had virtually been written. The writer might go down to his grave: she was the person in the world to whom—as if she had been his favoured heir—his continued existence was least of a need.

Wikipedia Book - The Figure in the Carpet. Download M4B (46MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert. The Figure in the Carpet. Henry JAMES ( - ) The story ostensibly concerns a young literary critics who greatly admirs the writer Hugh Vereker.

A meeting with Vereker, however, shows him that he – and all other critics – have in. 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. Related books. Henry James. The Sacred Fount. Henry James. The Lesson of the Master. Henry James. A London Life and Other Tales. Henry James. Louisa Pallant. Henry James. The Real Thing. Other versions.

Henry James. The Figure in the Carpet. 1; Audio. Impression. Add to shelf. Already listened. Henry James. The Figure in the Carpet. Books. 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 Figure in the Carpet – audio book.

The Figure in the Carpet – eBook formats at Project Gutenberg. The Figure in the Carpet – plot summary. An un-named literary critic feels he has successfully reviewed the latest work of Hugh Vereker, a distinguished novelist. But when he meets the author in person at a social event, Vereker tells him.

The author says that his secret is like a complex figure in a Persian carpet. He seems to be saying that the critic, like all or virtually all other people, see only the carpet, but not the figure interwoven in it, a figure that the author considers important in his books.

They simply lack enough intelligence to see it.Heretofore, “The Figure in the Carpet” has evaded definitive interpretation. In his book Henry James (), Ford Madox Ford wrote that after the nouvelle was published, James’ contemporaries had set themselves on a quest to locate the Figure as an identifiable physical entity/5(7).

"The Figure in the Carpet" in Cosmopolis 1 (January–February ): "The Figure in the Carpet" in Cosmopolis 1 (January ): 41– "The Figure in the Carpet" in Cosmopolis 1 (February ): – — First publication in any form "The Figure in the Carpet" in Embarrassments (London: William Heinemann, ): 3– — English first book edition "The Figure in the Carpet.