Alice James (August 7, 1848 – March 6, 1892) was a U.S. diarist. The only daughter of Henry James, Sr. and sister of psychologist and philosopher William James and novelist Henry James, she is known mainly for the posthumously published diary that she kept in her final years.
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... Full-length Poetry Collections Rough Cradle (Alice James Books, 2009) Late Psalm (University of Wisconsin Press, 2004) Don't Explain (University of Wisconsin Press, 1997 ...
... Alice and her brother William had a close relationship that has been argued to consist of eroticism ... William would write “mock sonnets” to Alice and read them to her in front of their family ... One such sonnet has William declaring his desire to marry Alice to which she replies that he had told her not “to hope for love from.” William ...
... She is best known for her biographies of diarist Alice James and financier J ... Strouse's book Alice James A Biography, appeared in 1980 and won a Bancroft Prize ... objective look at the younger sister of philosopher William James and novelist Henry James, the biography showed how Alice James struggled through various illnesses to create her memorable diary ...
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“The difficulty about all this dying, is that you cant tell a fellow anything about it, so where does the fun come in?”
—Alice James (18481892)
“This comes of James teaching me to think for myself, and never to hold back out of fear of what other people may think of me. It works beautifully as long as I think the same things as he does.”
—George Bernard Shaw (18561950)
“Would yoube good enough Alice panted out, after running a little further, to stop a minutejust to getones breath again?
Im good enough, the King said, only Im not strong enough. You see, a minute goes by so fearfully quick. You might as well try to stop a Bandersnatch!”
—Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (18321898)