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    Alice James (August 7, 1848 – March 6, 1892) was an American diarist, sister of novelist Henry James and philosopher and psychologist William James. Her relationship with William was unusually close, and she seems to have been badly affected by his marriage.

  2. 1 de fev. de 2001 · Alice James: A Biography. Alice James, the younger sister of Henry and William James, might well have become the intellectual equal of her famous brothers had it not been for the constraints of Victorian society on women—constraints, Ms. Strouse suggests, that contributed to her lifelong struggle with neurasthenia.

  3. 7 de ago. de 2017 · Alice James, age 11, in 1857 (Harvard Houghton Library) An awareness of mortality had haunted Alice since her youth — her body was assailed by a mysterious ailment that kept her bedridden, with only intermittent relief from disability. For years, physicians failed to find an organic cause and diagnose her illness.

  4. 22 de set. de 2017 · One of the simplest, most profound meditations on awareness as the pulse-beat of art comes from a person who lived generation before Rilke and was not exactly an artist of tangibles but was very much an artist of life: Alice James (August 7, 1848–March 6, 1892) — the brilliant bed-bound sister of psychologist William James and ...

  5. The Death and Letters of Alice James: Selected Correspondence. 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.”.

  6. 10 de nov. de 2011 · But Alice James, the sickly younger sister of two famously brilliant minds, has proved herself unforgettable. In Jean Strouse's biography Alice James, the author revisits a woman who had a...

  7. 4 de out. de 2012 · Page-Turner. What We’re Reading: Jean Strouse’s Alice James. By Rivka Galchen. October 4, 2012. Alice did not “accomplish” anything of note in her life, in the sense that she did not marry,...