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Alice in Jamesland : the story of Alice Howe Gibbens James

Author: Susan E Gunter
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2009.
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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 1960s. Encompassing European travel, Civil War profiteering, suicide, a stormy courtship, séances, psychedelic mushrooms, the death of a child,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Gunter, Susan E., 1947-
Alice in Jamesland.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2009
(DLC) 2008037796
(OCoLC)248536825
Named Person: Alice Howe Gibbens James; Henry James; William James; James family.; Alice Howe Gibbens James; William James; Alice Howe Gibbens James; James family.; Henry James; William James
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan E Gunter
ISBN: 9780803222755 0803222750
OCLC Number: 316764800
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 422 p., [20] p. of plates) : ill.
Contents: 1. Stirrings; 2. New Ventures; 3. He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not; 4. Alice in Jamesland; 5. The Grief Child; 6. New Directions; 7. 95 Irving Street and Beyond; 8. On Sabbatical; 9. The Will to Endure; 10. To Nauheim; 11. Mendings; 12. A Form of Use; 13. Lull Before the Storm; 14. The Poet in Her; 15. Last Things; 16. The Philosopher's Widow; 17. Passages; 18. What to Make of a Diminished Thing
Responsibility: Susan E. Gunter.

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A biography of Alice Howe Gibbens James - wife of the psychologist and philosopher William James. Encompassing European travel, Civil War profiteering, suicide, a stormy courtship, seances,  Read more...

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