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The Resource The father : a life of Henry James, Sr., Alfred Habegger

The father : a life of Henry James, Sr., Alfred Habegger

Label
The father : a life of Henry James, Sr.
Title
The father
Title remainder
a life of Henry James, Sr.
Statement of responsibility
Alfred Habegger
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of the passionate, contradictory father of William, Henry and Alice James. The author counters the popular view - a view that the James family perpetuated - that Henry James Sr was a "benignant" man who devoted himself to the good of his children, preached tolerance, and practised self-effacement. Instead, he shows us a man who developed a convoluted personal philosophy to account for his own feelings of pain and guilt, his conviction of his essential sinfulness and capacity for evil, and his fragile sense of self. The work sets Henry James Sr in the broader intellectual and cultural context of his age. As well as throwing light on the development of James's two sons, it is also a study of how families work. -- Description from http://www.amazon.co.uk (April 20, 2012)
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Habegger, Alfred
Dewey number
  • 191
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
B921.J24
LC item number
H23 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • James, Henry
  • James family
  • Intellectuals
  • Religious thought
  • James, Henry (Philosoph)
  • Biographie
Label
The father : a life of Henry James, Sr., Alfred Habegger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [509]-558) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The Little Iliad or his inmost heart --- 2. "You have been poor and gained wealth": William James of Albany --- 3. Catherine Barber James --- 4. Growing up in the James Family --- 5. Education --- 6. Morbidity --- 7. Union College --- 8. Dark corners: 1830-35 --- 9. Church and seminary: 1835-37 --- 10. Courts --- 11. England and Ireland: 1837 --- 12. Princeton renounced: 1837-38 --- 13. Discipleship and marriage: 1838-40 --- 14. Aroused from his selfish torpor: 1840-43 --- 15. Vastation: 1843-44 --- 16. The living mind called from its natural bed: 1844-47 --- 17. Association in New York: 1847-48 --- 18. Erotic liberty: 1848-50 --- 19. Family life on Fourteenth Street: 1848-55 --- 20. Public philosopher: 1850-53 --- 21. The last days of new York: 1853-55 --- 22. Europe by zigzag: 1855-58 --- 23. Another ridiculous zigzag: 1858-60 --- 24. Newport and the civil war: 1860-64 --- 25. New England sage: 1864-74 --- 26. Sacred old father: 1875-82
Control code
29477931
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 578 pages
Isbn
9780374153830
Lccn
93041823
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)29477931
  • (WaOLN)1627048
Label
The father : a life of Henry James, Sr., Alfred Habegger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [509]-558) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The Little Iliad or his inmost heart --- 2. "You have been poor and gained wealth": William James of Albany --- 3. Catherine Barber James --- 4. Growing up in the James Family --- 5. Education --- 6. Morbidity --- 7. Union College --- 8. Dark corners: 1830-35 --- 9. Church and seminary: 1835-37 --- 10. Courts --- 11. England and Ireland: 1837 --- 12. Princeton renounced: 1837-38 --- 13. Discipleship and marriage: 1838-40 --- 14. Aroused from his selfish torpor: 1840-43 --- 15. Vastation: 1843-44 --- 16. The living mind called from its natural bed: 1844-47 --- 17. Association in New York: 1847-48 --- 18. Erotic liberty: 1848-50 --- 19. Family life on Fourteenth Street: 1848-55 --- 20. Public philosopher: 1850-53 --- 21. The last days of new York: 1853-55 --- 22. Europe by zigzag: 1855-58 --- 23. Another ridiculous zigzag: 1858-60 --- 24. Newport and the civil war: 1860-64 --- 25. New England sage: 1864-74 --- 26. Sacred old father: 1875-82
Control code
29477931
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 578 pages
Isbn
9780374153830
Lccn
93041823
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)29477931
  • (WaOLN)1627048

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