Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Thu Mar 29 17:36:04 UTC 2007

David Lodge, _The Art of  FIction_ (N.Y.: Viking, 1992), p. 36:

  "One of the great mysteries of literary history is what exactly the supremely respectable Henry James meant by calling one of his characters Fanny Assingham."

  Played by Anjelica Houston in _The Golden Bowl_ (2000). The novel appeared in 1904.


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