New York: Norton, 1999. Hardcover. xi, 500p., source notes, select bibliography, index, glossy b&w photo section, near-fine first edition, first printing stated in boards and bright price-clipped dj.
A study of the relation ship between James and his cousin Minny Temple and Constance Fenimoore Woolson, two women who influenced his female characters. Temple led him to reconfigure his gender-role when with her.