The dilemma of the creative artist : frustrations in seeking the ideal

dc.contributor.advisorPhillips, Anne R.
dc.contributor.committeeMemberWright, William C.
dc.contributor.committeeMemberRansom, Crisler B.
dc.creatorNorvell, Nancy Lynn
dc.description.abstractHenry James's short stories of writers and artists consistently substantiate his basic philosophy that the genuine artist must exhibit a special kind, of detachment in order to produce a work of art. Ideally, this detachment enables the artist to experience life through conscious observation rather than by active participation, to maintain his integrity, and to channel his potential into artistic accomplishments. In thirteen representative stories discussed, many of James's artist-characters reflect his own values and beliefs related to art. [...]
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dc.titleThe dilemma of the creative artist : frustrations in seeking the ideal
dc.type.genreThesis of Arts and Sciences, Department of of Houston of Arts


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