Posts tagged with "HenryJames"

09 March 2017
What is it? A film, based on a novel by Henry James, released in 1984 (the film, that is). What is it about? It’s set in Boston and New York in 1876, and tells the story of a young feminist woman, Verena, caught between her devotion to an older woman, Olive, who wishes her to remain faithful to the female sex, and a dashing Southern gentleman, Basil, who would like to, as Olive says, shut up Verena's mouth with kisses. John, I thought you said in an earlier review that the novels of Henry...

30 January 2017
The real-life Henry James and his friend (boyfriend? lover? manipulator?) Hendrik Andersen, characters in The Master