Archer, Isabel (Fictitious character)
Jul 15, 2011 — NPR coverage of The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James and Geoffrey Moore. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Aug 6, 2010 — In James' Portrait of a Lady, Isabel Archer is wise enough to understand that if you're not happy without a man, you certainly won't be happy with one. Writer Rhoda Janzen loves the book because it shows what a woman does once she acknowledges her own complicity in the life she has chosen.