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A Historical Guide to Edith Wharton

A Historical Guide to Edith Wharton( )
Editor: Singley, Carol J.
Series title:Historical Guides to American Authors Ser.
ISBN:978-0-19-513591-6
Publication Date:Jan 2003
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $40.95
Book Description:

Edith Wharton, arguably the most important American female novelist, stands at a particular historical crossroads between sentimental lady writer and modern professional author. Her ability to cope with this collision of Victorian and modern sensibilities makes her work especially interesting.Wharton also writes of American subjects at a time of great social and economic change-Darwinism, urbanization, capitalism, feminism, world war, and eugenics. She not only chronicles these changes...
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Book Details
Pages:312
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Women Authors
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / Historical Events
Literary Criticism / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.421 x 8.151 x 0.878 Inches
Book Weight:0.979 Pounds



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