The Bostonians

Paperback | April 26, 2009

byHenry JamesEditorR. D. Gooder

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The plot of this novel revolves around the feminist movement in Boston in the 1870s. F.R. Leavis called it one of "the two most brilliant novels in the language. "The novel's many allusions to the historical and social background of Boston society are explained in the editorialmaterial.

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The plot of this novel revolves around the feminist movement in Boston in the 1870s. F.R. Leavis called it one of "the two most brilliant novels in the language. "The novel's many allusions to the historical and social background of Boston society are explained in the editorialmaterial.

Henry James (1843-1916), son of Henry James Sr. and brother of the philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James, was an American-born author and literary critic of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He spent much of his life in Europe and became a British subject shortly before his death. He is primarily kno...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.87 inPublished:April 26, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199539146

ISBN - 13:9780199539147

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IntroductionNote on the textFurther readingChronology of Henry JamesThe BostoniansAppendix 1: from James's NotebookAppendix 2: the dramatic date of The BostoniansAppendix 3: the social geography of BostonNotesMap of Boston