Washington Square

  • Filename: washington-square.
  • ISBN: 9789635246014
  • Release Date: 2015-07-07
  • Number of pages: 127
  • Author: Henry James
  • Publisher: Booklassic

Washington Square was written in the year 1881 by Henry James. This book is one of the most popular novels of Henry James, and has been translated into several other languages around the world. This book is published by Booklassic which brings young readers closer to classic literature globally.

Washington Square

  • Filename: washington-square.
  • ISBN: 9781907727139
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 232
  • Author: Henry James
  • Publisher: Bibliolis Books

Neither brilliant nor particularly charming, heiress Catherine Sloper is set to marry Mr. Townsend. Unfortunately, her domineering father wants to protect her from a potential fortune hunter. Who will win? And it is all worth it in the end? James brings the conflict to life, showing how difficult it is for Catherine to disobey her father, even though he has underestimated her greatly. Washington Square is based on a true story that was told to him by his actress-friend Fanny Kimble. It was arguably one of James' most famous novels, even though he didn't care for it much, leaving it out of the New York Edition of his fiction. Pity, given that Washington Square continues to find new fans, thanks to its timeless theme and charming setting, the New York neighbourhood James was born in.

Washington Square

  • Filename: washington-square.
  • ISBN: 1405072555
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 63
  • Author: Henry James
  • Publisher: MacMillan UK

"1847 - New York City. Catherine Sloper lives with her father and her aunt in Washington Square. She is plain and uninteresting. But one day she will be rich. Catherine falls in love with a handsome young man. But does Morris Townsend want Catherine? Or does he want her money?" -- Cover.

It Happened on Washington Square

  • Filename: it-happened-on-washington-square.
  • ISBN: 0801870887
  • Release Date: 2002
  • Number of pages: 353
  • Author: Emily Kies Folpe
  • Publisher: JHU Press

A lively history of one of Manhattan's most interesting neighborhoods takes a close look at this long-time haven for writers, artists, and intellectuals built around one of the city's most popular parks. (History)

Around Washington Square

  • Filename: around-washington-square.
  • ISBN: 080187341X
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 354
  • Author: Luther S. Harris
  • Publisher: JHU Press

A fascinating exploration of the origins of Greenwich Village, a la Gangs of New York, takes readers back in time to the Fifteenth Ward, and area of prosperity whose cultural life was lead by the likes of Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, and Edgar Allen Poe. (History)

Rose Of Washington Square

  • Filename: rose-of-washington-square.
  • ISBN: 9783841802743
  • Release Date: 1939
  • Number of pages: 7
  • Author: James F. Hanley
  • Publisher: Roba Digital Sheets

This Ebook contains the score of the song in Bb-Major. It includes Piano, Vocals & Chords. The musical genre is Traditional Pop. ### Die Originalversion von "Rose Of Washington Square" wurde 1939 veröffentlicht. Sie entstammt dem gleichnamigen Kinofilm. Von verschiedenen Künstlern wurden in den letzten Jahrzehnten zahlreiche Bearbeitungen des Songs angefertigt. Mittlerweile gehört dieser Song zum Popular Standard. In dieser Ausgabe sind die Klaviernoten in der Tonart Bb-Dur im Violin- und Bassschlüssel notiert. Akkordbezeichnungen, Text und Gesangsmelodie sind in dieser Ausgabe ebenfalls enthalten.

Daisy Miller and Washington Square

  • Filename: daisy-miller-and-washington-square.
  • ISBN: 1593081057
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Henry James
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company

Daisy Miller and Washington Square, by Henry James, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics: New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events Footnotes and endnotes Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work Comments by other famous authors Study questions to challenge the reader's viewpoints and expectations Bibliographies for further reading Indices & Glossaries, when appropriate All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls together a constellation of influences--biographical, historical, and literary--to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works. Strikingly modern in its psychological insight, social observation and stylistic innovation, Henry James’s fiction continues to attract and intrigue readers a century after its initial appearance. This volume offers two of his most popular and critically admired novellas: Daisy Miller and Washington Square. In Daisy Miller, James paints a vivid portrait of a vibrant young American girl visiting Europe for the first time. Lovely, flirtatious, eager for experience, Daisy meets a wealthy American, Mr. Winterbourne, and a penniless but passionate Italian. Her complex encounters with them and others allow James to explore one of his favorite themes, the effect of Americans and Europeans on each other. Washington Square’s Catherine Sloper is Daisy Miller’s opposite. Neither pretty nor charming, she lives with her wealthy, widowed, tyrannical father, Dr. Austin Sloper, who can barely conceal his disdain for his shy, awkward daughter. When a handsome suitor, Morris Townsend, comes calling, Catherine’s father refuses to believe he is anything other than a heartless fortune hunter and sets out to destroy her romance. Jennie A. Kassanoff is Assistant Professor of English at Barnard College. Her articles have appeared in Arizona Quarterly and PMLA. Her book, Edith Wharton and the Politics of Race, is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.

Preep of Old Washington Square

  • Filename: preep-of-old-washington-square.
  • ISBN: 9781931823258
  • Release Date: 2005-01-01
  • Number of pages: 48
  • Author: Sarah Jackson
  • Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.

A mother cardinal teaches her son Preep about the area where their cardinal family has always lived.

No 13 Washington Square

  • Filename: no-13-washington-square.
  • ISBN: 9783842499003
  • Release Date: 2012-02-06
  • Number of pages: 211
  • Author: Leroy Scott
  • Publisher: tredition

This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.

Philadelphia s Washington Square

  • Filename: philadelphia-s-washington-square.
  • ISBN: 0738565504
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 127
  • Author: Bill Double
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Philadelphia's Washington Square, a shaded 6.6-acre plot near the nation's birthplace at Independence Hall, has been a focal point of the city's history for more than 300 years. Designated by William Penn in 1683 as an open space, the square served as a potter's field for its first 100 years. The remains of more than 2,000 indigents, soldiers, and yellow fever victims rest beneath its sod. By 1825, the graveyard was closed and the square was redesigned as a public promenade. Rude huts on its periphery gave way to fashionable middle-class homes. Washington Square became a destination for publishing and advertising, home to the likes of J. B. Lippincott, W. B. Saunders, Curtis Publishing Company, Farm Journal, and advertising giant N. W. Ayer. In the 1950s, its Society Hill neighborhood was restored, and a memorial to the unknown soldier of the American Revolution was dedicated in the square. Today the square is again attracting the affluent with condominiums in its converted publishing houses.

Washington Square Annotated Includes Essay and Biography

  • Filename: washington-square-annotated-includes-essay-and-biography.
  • ISBN: 9781610426862
  • Release Date: 2013-11-19
  • Number of pages: 300
  • Author: Henry James
  • Publisher: Golgotha Press

In 1880 Washington Square was published simultaneously in serialized form in both the United States and England. Very quickly it appeared in book form before the end of the year. It is one of James' shorter novels. By the time it was published Henry James was already at work on The Portrait of a Lady and showed no great enthusiasm for Washington Square. He excluded the latter work from his 1908 New York Edition of collected works. The story is told by an omniscient narrator. The story is well structured and relatively straight forward in its style. It is a tale of a young woman restricted by her class and times, who is dominated by her father.

Washington Square Moves

  • Filename: washington-square-moves.
  • ISBN: 0822214091
  • Release Date: 1994
  • Number of pages: 75
  • Author: Matthew Witten
  • Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

THE STORY: The urban misfits who play chess in Washington Square Park have no money and no home, but they are smart, witty, and above all, terrific chess players. Al, a homeless ex-convict, hustles chess for a living with his buddies, Sammy D., a y

The Miracle on Washington Square

  • Filename: the-miracle-on-washington-square.
  • ISBN: 0739102168
  • Release Date: 2001
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: Joan Marans Dim
  • Publisher: Lexington Books

In this richly illustrated volume, Joan Marans Dim and Nancy Murphy Cricco bring together a wide range of historical materials to craft a remarkable institutional history of New York University. The Miracle on Washington Square charts the parallel emergence of New York City and its namesake university into international prominence. Synthesizing an array of institutional and archival documentation with a unique visual history, the authors provide insight into the making of a university and the leadership required for its continued growth.

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