Death and Letters of Alice James: Selected Correspondence with a Biographical Essay

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Nonfiction. THE DEATH AND LETTERS OF ALICE JAMES. "A mesmerizing account of Alice James's career in invalidism; the letters themselves are savagely funny, relentlessly observant, and wholly without self-pity...A book everyone interested in women's history and literature will want"-Elaine Showalter.

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New York Times Book Review
"[A] discriminating selection of Alice James's often witty and sad letters. They show her Jamesian mental energy, force of character and verbal ability."
Washington Post
"Henry went to Harvard and became a famous novelist; William went to Harvard and became a distinguished psychologist; Alice was kept at home and had hysteria. Reading her letters in their entirety brings Alice and the other Jameses to life."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781878972200
  • Publisher: Exact Change
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 7.98 (h) x 0.61 (d)

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