[PDF] ✎ House of Wits: An Intimate Portrait of the James Family By Paul Fisher – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk An American odyssey that reveals the fascinating complexities of one of history s most brilliant eccentric and daring families The James family one of America s most memorable dynasties gave the world An American odyssey that reveals Wits: An Epub Þ the fascinating complexities of one of history s most brilliant eccentric and daring families The James family one of America s most memorable dynasties gave the world three famous children a novelist of genius Henry an influential philosopher William and an invalid Alice who became a feminist icon despite her sheltered life and struggles with mental illness Although much has been written on House of Epub / them many truths about the Jameses have long been camouflaged The conflicts that defined one of American s greatest families homosexuality depression alcoholism female oppression can only now be thoroughly investigated and discussed with candor and understanding Paul Fisher s grand family saga House of Wits rediscovers a family traumatized by the restrictive standards of their times but reaching out for new ideas and ways to live He follows of Wits: An Kindle Õ the five James offspring hotel children Henry called them and their parents through their privileged travels across the Atlantic interludes in Newport and Cambridge the younger boys engagement in the Civil War and William and Henry s later adventures in London Paris and Italy He captures the splendor of their era and all the members of the clan beginning with their mercurial father who nurtured inspired and damaged them of Wits: An Intimate Portrait ePUB ´ setting the stage for lives of colorful passions intense rivalries and extraordinary achievements House of Wits is a revealing cultural history that revises and completes our understanding of its remarkable protagonists and the changing world where they came of age.
- 704 pages
- House of Wits: An Intimate Portrait of the James Family
- Paul Fisher
- 01 October 2016 Paul Fisher