The Death and Letters of Alice James: Selected Correspondence

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Alice James (1848-1892) 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 opportunity for a normal "career." 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 ...

The Death and Letters of Alice James: Selected Correspondence 2004, Exact Change, Bostone

ISBN-13: 9781878972200

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The Death and Letters of Alice James: Selected Correspondence 1981, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520037458

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