Guy de Maupassant | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Ileana Alexandra Orlich

This literature criticism consists of approximately 31 pages of analysis & critique of Guy de Maupassant.
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Critical Essay by Ileana Alexandra Orlich

SOURCE: Orlich, Ileana Alexandra. “Tracking the Missing Link: Maupassant's ‘Promenade’ and James's The Beast in the Jungle.The Comparatist 18 (May 1994): 71-89.

In the following essay, Orlich probes links between “Promenade” and Henry James's novella The Beast in the Jungle.

… An achievement in art or in letters grows more interesting when we begin to perceive its corrections … works of art become still more interesting as we note their coincidences and relations with other works, for then they begin to illustrate other talents and other characters as well: the plot thickens, the whole spectacle expands.”

—Henry James, “Essays in London and Elsewhere”

As a tale of its protagonist's lonely and melancholy walk through life, Henry James...

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