The Heiress

Just in time for Oscar season, today’s WNY lecture on Henry James’s Washington Square included a few clips from William Wyler’s 1949 film adaptation of Ruth and Augustus Goetz’s 1947 stage adaptation of James’s 1880 novel. (Ruth and...

Find your way around Washington Square

The novel, that is, not the Park itself. If you’re interested in finding out more about the Park, past and present, we recommend exploring the archives of this excellent blog. My initial impulse in teaching James’s novel has always been to take the title...