Emerson, Edward Waldo. "Henry James." In The Early Years of the Saturday Club: 1855-1870, pp. 322-33. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1918.
An anecdotal account describing how James formulated his religious and philosophical views. Also portrays the vivacity and affection of the James household and depicts the elder James's associations with such figures as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edmund Tweedy, and Thomas Carlyle.
Habegger, Alfred. The Father: A Life of Henry James, Sr. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1994, 578 p.
Full-length biography of James in which the...
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