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The Bostonians : a novel / Henry James ; edited with an introduction and notes by Richard Lansdown.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Series Information

Penguin classics.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Huntingburg PL - Huntingburg PB JAM (CLASSIC) (Text) 39970000067446 PB Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0140437665 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780140437669 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xlv, 396 pages ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: London ; Penguin Books, 2000.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page xxxi-xxxvi).
Summary, etc.:
"Basil Ransom, an attractive young Mississippi lawyer, is on a visit to his cousin Olive, a wealthy feminist, in Boston when he accompanies her to a meeting on the subject of women's emancipation. One of the speakers is Verena Tarrant, and although he disapproves of all she claims to stand for, Basil is immediately captivated by her and sets about 'reforming' her with his traditional views. But Olive has already made Verena her protégée, and soon a battle is under way for exclusive possession of her heart and mind."--P. [4] of cover.
Subject: Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Fiction.
Boston (Mass.) > Fiction.
Young women > Fiction.
Feminists > Fiction.
Cousins > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Love stories.
Satirical literature.

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