Washington Square is a short novel by Henry James. Originally published in 1880 as a serial in Cornhill Magazine and Harper's New Monthly Magazine, 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.OCo Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia."
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing
I loved this film, based on the novel of the same name by Henry James. A classic film titled The Heiress starring Olivia de Haviland was based on the same material, and the highest compliment I can ... Read full review
Review: Washington SquareUser Review - Goodreads
Well-crafted, taut personal drama that offers interesting insights and kept my attention throughout, making me wonder how it would all actually play out. The heroine is nothing special in herself, but she makes you root for her as she slowly begins to take charge of her life. Read full review