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The Bostonians : a novel

Author: Henry James; Macmillan & Co.,; R. & R. Clark (Firm),
Publisher: London ; New York : Macmillan and Co., Edinburgh : Printed by R. & R. Clark 1886.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [Second edition, First single volume editionView all editions and formats
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"This bittersweet tragicomedy centers on an odd triangle of characters: Basil Ransom, a political conservative from Mississippi; Olive Chancellor, Ransom's cousin and a Boston feminist; and Verena Tarrant, a pretty, young protégée of Olive's in the feminist movement. The storyline concerns the struggle between Ransom and Olive for Verena's allegiance and affection, though the novel also includes a wide panorama of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
James, Henry, 1843-1916.
Bostonians.
London, New York, Macmillan and Co., 1886
(OCoLC)703176831
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry James; Macmillan & Co.,; R. & R. Clark (Firm),
OCLC Number: 3179002
Notes: First edition published in three volumes. Originally appeared as a serial in The Century Magazine from February, 1885 to February, 1886.
Two pages of publisher's advertisements (pages 451-452) at end; prices in U.S. dollars.
Description: 449 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Henry James.

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"This bittersweet tragicomedy centers on an odd triangle of characters: Basil Ransom, a political conservative from Mississippi; Olive Chancellor, Ransom's cousin and a Boston feminist; and Verena Tarrant, a pretty, young protégée of Olive's in the feminist movement. The storyline concerns the struggle between Ransom and Olive for Verena's allegiance and affection, though the novel also includes a wide panorama of political activists, newspaper people, and quirky eccentrics"--Wikipedia.

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