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The Cambridge companion to Edith Wharton

Author: Millicent Bell
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This handbook provides fresh examinations of Wharton's fiction designed to engage the interest of both students and general readers.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks, manuals, etc
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Named Person: Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Millicent Bell
ISBN: 0521453585 9780521453585 0521485134 9780521485135
OCLC Number: 31045624
Description: xiii, 210 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : a critical history / Millicent Bell --
The social subject in The age of innocence / Pamela Knights --
Edith Wharton and the science of manners / Nancy Bentley --
Edith Wharton and race / Elizabeth Ammons --
The custom of the country : Spragg and the art of the deal / Elaine Showalter --
The female conscience in Wharton's shorter fiction / Gloria C. Erlich --
Law, language, and ritual in Summer / Rhonda Skillern --
The house of mirth : the bachelor and the baby / Maureen Howard --
The fruit of the tree : Justine and the perils of abstract idealism / James W. Tuttleton --
The valley of decision : Edith Wharton's Italian mask / William L. Vance --
Edith Wharton's Valley of decision : a rediscovered contemporary critique / Vernon Lee.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: Edith Wharton
Responsibility: edited by Millicent Bell.
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This handbook provides fresh examinations of Wharton's fiction designed to engage the interest of both students and general readers.

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