Alice in Jamesland : the story of Alice Howe Gibbens James / Susan E. Gunter.
By: Gunter, Susan E.Material type: BookSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2009Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 422 pages,  pages of plates) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780803222755; 0803222750.Subject(s): Sisters-in-law -- United States -- Biography | Spouses -- United States -- Biography | Women -- United States -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Alice in Jamesland.DDC classification: 973.8092 | B Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-405) and index.
Print version record.
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, and an enduring love story, Alice in Jamesland is a portrait of a nineteenth-century upper-middle-class marriage, told often through Alice?s own letters and made all the more dynamic b.
Stirrings -- New ventures -- He loves me, he loves me not -- Alice in Jamesland -- The grief child -- New directions -- 95 Irving Street and beyond -- On sabbatical -- The will to endure -- To bad Nauheim -- Mendings -- A form of use -- The lull before the storm -- Summer's end -- Last things -- The philosopher's widow -- Passages -- Living option.