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Queer Desire in Henry James

The Politics of Erotics in" The Bostonians</I> and" The Princess Casamassima</I>


James Edward Jacobson

Contents: Queer desire in Henry James with a special focus on the politics of erotics in The Bostonians and The Princess Casamassima – A re-reading of Hyacinth’s death and Verena’s abduction – Hyacinth’s suicide as masturbation in an act of appropriation of his body erotic – Verena must suffer an assault on hers.