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The Bostonians

Length: 546 pages9 hours


Henry James's "The Bostonians" is the story of Mississippi Lawyer and Civil War veteran Basil Ransom's conflict with his cousin Olive Chancellor for the allegiance and affection of Boston feminist Verena Tarrant. First serialized in "The Century Magazine" between 1885-1886, "The Bostonians" deals heavily with the then very timely political issue of feminism and the changing role of women in society.

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