303: Henry James and Humor

1:45 PM–3:00 PM Friday, Jan 4, 2019 (US - Central)

Hyatt Regency - New Orleans

Session Information


1: ‘Oh, Oh, Oh!’: Badinage, Seriousness, and Representation in Henry James

John Attridge, U of New South Wales

2: ‘The Fatal Grace of a Sense of Comedy’: Humor and Loss in Henry James’s The Spoils of Poynton

Dee MacCormack, U of Aberdeen

3: The Maisie Effect; or, I Don’t Find That Funny in the Least

Julie H. Rivkin, Connecticut C


Oliver Herford, U of Birmingham