This essay examines Henry James's critical reception of Alphonse Daudet and analyzes the ways in which these two writers distanced themselves from Zola’s naturalist aesthetics. Such analysis is followed and supported by a comparative analysis of Daudet’s novel Numa Roumestan and James’s "major-phase" novel The Wings of the Dove.

"Eccentric Naturalists: Henry James and the Provençal Novelist Alphonse Daudet"

FRANCESCATO, Simone
2013

Abstract

This essay examines Henry James's critical reception of Alphonse Daudet and analyzes the ways in which these two writers distanced themselves from Zola’s naturalist aesthetics. Such analysis is followed and supported by a comparative analysis of Daudet’s novel Numa Roumestan and James’s "major-phase" novel The Wings of the Dove.
Provence and the British Imagination
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