This authoritative text is reprinted from the Library of America edition of Novels by Edith Wharton
, and is based on the sixth impression of the first edition, which incorporates the last set of extensive revisions that are obviously authorial.
Critique: Thoughtful and thought-provoking, "Wharton, Hemingway, and the Advent of Modernism" is an erudite and impressively informative contribution that is especially recommended for college and university library Literary Studies in general, as well as Edith Wharton
and/or Ernest Hemingway supplemental reading lists in particular.
This book investigates the relationship between women employers and their household help in the early 20th century through their representation in American fiction and nonfiction, focusing on the works of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton
, Anzia Yezierska, Nella Larsen, Jessie Fauset, and Fannie Hurst and illustrating how the social grammar of American domesticity and middle-class femininity uses tropes of domestic service that emerged in the Progressive Era.
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In literature, Lively points out, a garden often sets the backdrop for a scene, like the gardens of Edith Wharton
's novels, or becomes a character in its own right, as in the children's classic The Secret Garden.
, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author famous for novels set in the late 19th century, also wrote an influential book on interior design, long considered a sort of bible of American decorating.
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" by Edith Wharton
This short story collection is one of the most interesting frightful meals.
A handful of studies examine Austen's influence on prominent women writers of the modernist period, such as Edith Wharton
(Emsley) and Virginia Woolf (Auerbach, Lee, and Tyler, "Nameless Atrocities").
The few collections of World War I writings by women are composed of mostly British contributors, with only a few American women represented, and even those tend to be only the most prominent (e.g., Edith Wharton
their constant begging to be considered as exact copies of other people." And yet, Helga returns, over and again, to the site of the crime, "always alone, gazing intently and solemnly at the gesticulating black figures, an ironical and silently speculative spectator." I want to suggest that Larsens vaudeville show eerily echoes, appropriates, and revises a racially disturbing moment from Edith Wharton
's Twilight Sleep (1927).
Edith Wharton--The author of such famous works as Summer, Ethan Frome and The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton
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The series is based on Edith Wharton
's 1913 novel by the same name and revolves around a story of a highly ambitious New York based actress Undine Spragg.