skip to content
The Bostonians : a novel Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Bostonians : a novel

Author: Henry James; Richard Lansdown
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2000.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"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...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Satire
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
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.
More information:

Abstract:

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...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"As devastating in its wit as it is sharp in its social critique of sexual politics. No writer in America had dared the subject before. No one has done it so well since." --"The New Republic"

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/46798443> # The Bostonians : a novel
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "46798443" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/881894> ; # Cousins
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205012> ; # Massachusetts--Boston
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/428290#Place/boston_mass> ; # Boston (Mass.)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/922831> ; # Feminists
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1156439> ; # Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1183301> ; # Young women
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.4/e21/> ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/44364484> ; # Richard Lansdown
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/36920030> ; # Henry James
    schema:datePublished "2000" ;
    schema:description ""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."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/428290> ;
    schema:genre "Psychological fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Satire"@en ;
    schema:genre "Love stories"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/428290#Series/penguin_classics> ; # Penguin classics.
    schema:name "The Bostonians : a novel"@en ;
    schema:numberOfPages "396" ;
    schema:productID "46798443" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/46798443#PublicationEvent/london_new_york_penguin_books_2000> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/428290#Agent/penguin_books> ; # Penguin Books
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1505/2001268231-s.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780140437669> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/46798443> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/428290#Agent/penguin_books> # Penguin Books
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Penguin Books" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/428290#Place/boston_mass> # Boston (Mass.)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Boston (Mass.)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/428290#Series/penguin_classics> # Penguin classics.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/46798443> ; # The Bostonians : a novel
    schema:name "Penguin classics." ;
    schema:name "Penguin classics" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1156439> # Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Triangles (Interpersonal relations)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1183301> # Young women
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Young women"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205012> # Massachusetts--Boston
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Massachusetts--Boston" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/881894> # Cousins
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Cousins"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/922831> # Feminists
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Feminists"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/36920030> # Henry James
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1843" ;
    schema:deathDate "1916" ;
    schema:familyName "James" ;
    schema:givenName "Henry" ;
    schema:name "Henry James" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/44364484> # Richard Lansdown
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1961" ;
    schema:familyName "Lansdown" ;
    schema:givenName "Richard" ;
    schema:name "Richard Lansdown" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780140437669>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0140437665" ;
    schema:isbn "9780140437669" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.