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The Bostonians : a novel

Author: Henry James; Richard Lansdown
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2000.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Satire
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry James; Richard Lansdown
ISBN: 0140437665 9780140437669
OCLC Number: 46798443
Description: xlv, 396 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Henry James ; edited with an introduction and notes by Richard Lansdown.
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Basil Ransom, a young Mississippi lawyer arrives to Boston in search of a career. Through his cousin, Olive Chancellor, Ransom comes to meet Verena, the beautiful daughter of a charlatan  Read more...

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