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Wretched exotic : essays on Edith Wharton in Europe

Author: Katherine Joslin; Alan Price
Publisher: New York : P. Lang, ©1993.
Series: American university studies., Series XXIV,, American literature ;, vol. 53.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Joslin; Alan Price
ISBN: 0820422231 9780820422237
OCLC Number: 27770046
Description: ix, 418 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Landscapes of desire: Edith Wharton and Europe / Shari Benstock --
Edith Wharton's inner circle / Susan Goodman --
Edith Wharton in France / Millicent Bell --
Can France survive this defender? Contemporary American reaction to Wharton's expatriation / Kristin Olson Lauer --
The salons of Wharton's fiction: Wharton and Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Faulkner and Stein / Robert A. Martin and Linda Wagner-Martin --
Edith Wharton's discriminations: Eurotrash and European treasures / Carol Wershsoven --
Making it her own: Edith Wharton's Europe / Shirley Foster --
Edith Wharton and the dog-eared travel book / Mary Suzanne Schriber --
Pathways to a personal aesthetic: Edith Wharton's travels in Italy and France / Maureen E. St. Laurent --
Aesthetics and ideology in Italian backgrounds / Brigitte Bailey --Mapping the contours of a forgotten land: Edith Wharton and Spain / Teresa Gomez Reus. Wharton mobilizes artists to aid the War homeless / Alan Price --
"Behind the lines" in Edith Wharton's A son at the front: Re-writing a masculinist tradition / Judith L. Sensibar --
Lily Bart and Masquerade inscribed in the female mode / Cynthia Griffin Wolff --
Wharton through a Kristevan lens: the maternality of The gods arrive / Julie Olin-Ammentorp --
Edith Wharton's case of Roman fever / Susan Elizabeth Sweeney --
"Fleeing the Sewer": Edith Wharton, George Sand, and literary innovation / Katherine Joslin --
Edith Wharton: she thought in French and wrote in English / Roger Asselineau --
Edith Wharton's Reading in European languages and its influence on her work / Helen Killoran.
Series Title: American university studies., Series XXIV,, American literature ;, vol. 53.
Responsibility: edited by Katherine Joslin and Alan Price.

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