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The Death and Letters of Alice James

Ruth Bernard Yeazell

The Death and Letters of Alice James

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Published by Univ of California Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7708866M
    ISBN 100520049632
    ISBN 109780520049635

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Susan Sontag was inspired by this book to write her play, Alice in Bed, and critic Elaine Showalter has said that The Death and Letters of Alice James is “A book everyone interested in women’s history and literature will want.”.

In her introductory biographical essay, Professor Ruth Bernard Yeazell of Yale University argues that Alice James instead made a career of her lifelong neurasthenic illness and anticipation of death.

In this selection of letters, many written from the invalid's bed, one finds Alice James witty and lyrical, but always deeply morbid: an artist of. Susan Sontag was inspired by this book to write her play, Alice in Bed. And critic Elaine Showalter has said that The Death and Letters of Alice James is, “A book everyone interested in women’s history and literature will want.”Brand: Exact Change.

Selected Correspondence. Full of acerbic insights on English life and manners, Alice James' diaries have made her a feminist icon. Published by Exact Change, By Alice James. Edited with text by Ruth Bernard Yeazell. Alice James (–92) was the sister of Henry and William James, as literary as her more famous brothers, but—as was typical.

Reprint. Originally published: The death and letters of Alice James. Berkeley: University of California Press, Includes index.

Description: viii, pages: genealogical tables ; 21 cm: Other Titles: Death and letters of Alice James Death and letters of Alice James: Responsibility: edited, with a biographical essay, by Ruth Bernard Yeazell.

In this selection of letters, many written from the invalid's bed, one finds Alice James witty and lyrical, but always deeply morbid: an artist of the deathbed, reminiscent of Kafka's fictional Hunger Artist.

Susan Sontag was inspired by this book to write her play, Alice in Bed/5(17). The Paperback of the Death and Letters of Alice James: Selected Correspondence with a Biographical Essay by Alice James at Barnes & Noble. FREE Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Alice James (August 7, – March 6, ) was an American diarist, sister of novelist Henry James and philosopher and psychologist William relationship with William was unusually close, and she seems to have been badly affected by his marriage.

James suffered lifelong health problems, that were generally dismissed as hysteria, in the style of the g place: Cambridge Cemetery.

Get this from a library. The death and letters of Alice James: selected correspondence. [Alice James; Ruth Bernard Yeazell] -- Alice James () was the sister of Henry and William James, as literary as her more famous brothers, but as was typical for a Victorian woman, never formally educated and thus deprived of any.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The death and letters of Alice James: selected. Alice James Books is named after the sister of the philosopher William James and novelist Henry James, Alice James, who lived a largely confined and isolated life.

The youngest of five children, she never married and lived with her parents until their deaths. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices.

We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $   Just 'Alice': The Portrait Of A James Sister With siblings like William and Henry James, it's easy to be forgotten.

But Alice James, the sickly younger sister of two famously brilliant minds, has. Sketch of Alice James by Henry James, Writing four weeks before her death, Alice arrives at the perennial question of the nature of the self — or what Walt Whitman considered the paradox of identity — and where it resides.

With unsentimental and almost buoyant poignancy, she observes that even as the body fails part by part, we adapt. Alice James has 50 books on Goodreads with ratings. Alice James’s most popular book is The Diary of Alice James.

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Alice in Jamesland, the first biography of Alice Howe Gibbens James—wife of the psychologist and philosopher William James, and sister-in-law of novelist Henry James—was made possible by the rediscovery of hundreds of her letters and papers thought to be destroyed in the assing European travel, Civil War profiteering, suicide, a stormy courtship, séances.

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Your purchase benefits world literacy!. The editor of the Alice James selection, Ruth Yeazell, practically calls death Alice James’s muse.

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After Henry James’s death years ago, his relatives were at pains to remove any hints of his sexuality from his letters and biography. ‘Poor dear Uncle Henry’ James by John Singer. Alice in Jamesland, the first biography of Alice Howe Gibbens James—wife of the psychologist and philosopher William James, and sister-in-law of novelist Henry James—was made possible by the rediscovery of hundreds of her letters and papers thought to be destroyed in the assing European travel, Civil War profiteering, suicide, a stormy courtship, séances, Cited by: 4.

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James is the first of the “Catholic” or “general” epistles which gain their name because they lack any specific address. Except for 1 Peter and 1 John the Catholic epistles have played more of a part in molding the Christian church than Paul’s letters. Some question whether Origen doubted the authenticity of James, 1 but his.

RIFFEL - James E. Jim On Easter Sunday, Apcherished son of Joseph and Alice Riffel; beloved husband of Nancy; devoted father of Douglas, Kathlee. According to Jamesthe letter is written by James himself. Does James show a knowledge of Paul’s letters and, if so, would James have been alive long enough to have written such a letter.

Was James prominent enough after his martyrdom and. Does it matter who wrote the Letter of James. For believers, it is a part of the New Testament canon and from this derives its importance. It is a document of an uncertain age, written sometime between 55 and C.E., and provides few clues as to when, where, or for whom it was written.

Unlike her ubiquitous brothers, psychologist and philosopher William and novelist Henry, Jr., Alice James ()-the youngest child and only daughter of the wealthy, mercurial, and eccentric New Englander Henry James, Sr.-passed much of her brief lifetime at home, largely isolated from society, unafforded the opportunity to receive extensive formal education or to attain the public.

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Henry James died in London, at the age of seventy-two, on Februin the midst of World War I. His funeral was held at Chelsea Old Church on March 3, with a mostly British congregation of mourners—though his sister-in-law Alice, widow of his brother, the philosopher William, was in attendance, having crossed the war-torn ocean when she heard of his illness.The Book in Three Sentences: This book is a series of letters written by a successful entrepreneur, John Graham, to his son offering various pieces of advice throughout the boy’s college years and early career.

For example, 1) It isn’t so much knowing a whole lot, as knowing a little and how to use it that counts.PLEASE READ THE GUIDELINES PRIOR TO MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION. About Alice James Books and our Awards: Alice James currently accepts poetry manuscript submissions through its annual competitions: the national Alice James Award.

The Press welcomes submissions from emerging and established poets and is committed to publishing a broad range of poetic styles and voices.

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