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Sacramental shopping : Louisa May Alcott, Edith Wharton, and the spirit of modern consumerism

Author: Sarah Way Sherman
Publisher: Durham, New Hampshire : University of New Hampshire Press, [2013]
Series: Becoming modern.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illuminates modern consumer culture and its challenges to American identity and values in two classic novels

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Louisa May Alcott; Edith Wharton; Louisa May Alcott; Edith Wharton
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Way Sherman
ISBN: 9781611684223 1611684226 9781611684377 1611684374
OCLC Number: 818143830
Description: xiii, 316 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Raising virtuous shoppers: Little Women and the marketplace of morality --
Lily Bart and the pursuit of happiness --
Lily at the crossroads: Vanity Fair versus The republic of the spirit --
Smart Jews and failed Protestants --
Lily in the valley of the shadow.
Series Title: Becoming modern.
Responsibility: Sarah Way Sherman.

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"This is a very fine reading of Alcott's Little Women and Wharton's The House of Mirth, two novels that have been much analyzed, but the author has a number of illuminating insights no one else has Read more...

 
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