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Edith Wharton, a collection of critical essays.

Author: Irving Howe
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1962]
Series: A Spectrum book, S-TC-20; Twentieth century views.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this collection of criticisms, Edith Wharton's unique gifts as a story-teller and her superb talents as a craftsman are carefully evaluated.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Howe, Irving.
Edith Wharton.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1962]
(OCoLC)574855915
Named Person: Edith Wharton; Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irving Howe
OCLC Number: 291105
Description: 181 pages 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The achievement of Edith Wharton / Irving Howe --
Justice to Edith Wharton / Edmund Wilson --
Edith Wharton and her New Yorks / Louis Auchincloss --
The novels of Edith Wharton / Percy Lubbock --
Edith Wharton / E.K. Brown --
Henry James's heiress: the importance of Edith Wharton / Q.D. Leavis --
Edith Wharton / Alfred Kazin --
Edith Wharton: the art of the novel / E.K. Brown --
The house of mirth revisited / Diana Trilling --
A reading of The house of mirth / Irving Howe --
On Ethan Frome / Blake Nevius --
The morality of inertia / Lionel Trilling --
On The reef: a letter / Henry James --
Our literary aristocrat / Vernon L. Parrington --
What Edith Wharton saw in innocence / Louis O. Coxe --
On The age of innocence / Blake Nevius --
Edith Wharton: a memoir by an English friend / Edmund Wilson.
Series Title: A Spectrum book, S-TC-20; Twentieth century views.

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In this collection of criticisms, Edith Wharton's unique gifts as a story-teller and her superb talents as a craftsman are carefully evaluated.

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