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the HJR to recommend us to their acquisitions librarians with a citation of this review (Choice, March 1982, p. 881). More recently, in the News of the Week in Review of the Sunday New York Times for January 23, 1983, the HJR was singled out for special praise as a scholarly example of the single-author journal. Let the chorus swell. As ever, we invite your contributions of essays, notes, letters, announcements and the like. ****************** Correspondence To the Editor: I was much taken by Frederick Newberry's little note on the word "horror" in James's revised version of Daisy Miller (3, iii [Spring 1982], 229-32). I would, however, have been more taken had he cited there Kenneth R. Lincoln's "Comic Light in Heart of Darkness" (Modern Fiction Studies, 18 [Summer 1972], 183-97). Lincoln there makes an analogous case for the horror/whore pun in an even better known use of the word "horror," and in an equally well known tale, describing the word as "a hidden but audacious pun, which triggers a network of images whispering of whoredom throughout" Heart of Darkness (p. 188). Because it is Newberry's contention that the purported play on the word was not fully realized in any version of Daisy Miller except the last one in 1909, because Heart of Darkness first appeared in 1899, and because James is known to have read Conrad. . . . Well. . . . Need I say more? Cordially, William T. Stafford THE HENRY JAMES REVIEW 8 0 WINTER, 1983 ...

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ISSN
1080-6555
Print ISSN
0273-0340
Pages
p. 80
Launched on MUSE
2010-03-25
Open Access
No
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