Washington Square

Washington Square

eBook - 2014
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Washington Square is a novel by Henry James. It is a structurally simple tragicomedy that recounts the conflict between a dull but sweet daughter and her brilliant, domineering father. The plot of the novel is based upon a true story told to James by his close friend, British actress Fanny Kemble. The book is often compared to Jane Austen's work for the clarity and grace of its prose and its intense focus on family relationships. The four principal characters are Catherine, a sweet-natured woman who is a great disappointment to her father, being physically plain and, he believes, mentally dull, Dr. Sloper, Catherine's father, Mrs. Penniman, Catherine's widowed aunt, and Morris Townsend, a tall, handsome man of about thirty.
Publisher: [United States] :, Sheba Blake Publishing :, 2014.
ISBN: 9781304855268
1304855260
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Apr 23, 2011

This book was made into the 1949 movie The Heiress with Olivia De Havilland,which is one of my all time favourite old movies.Interesting story.Loved the movie,loved the book.

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