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The house of mirth : authoritative text, backgrounds and contexts, criticism

Author: Edith Wharton; Elizabeth Ammons
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2018]
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"This [edition] includes: the 1905 book edition of the novel, complete with A. B. Wenzell’s eight original illustrations; a preface and explanatory footnotes by Elizabeth Ammons; an abundant selection of contextual material, including excerpts from Wharton’s letters, contemporary reviews, six drawings by Charles Dana Gibson, Thorstein Veblen on conspicuous consumption, Charlotte Perkins Gilman on women and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton; Elizabeth Ammons
ISBN: 9780393624540 0393624544
OCLC Number: 1019838646
Description: xii, 412 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Text of The house of mirth --
Backgrounds and contexts --
Criticism --
Edith Wharton : a chronology.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Responsibility: Edith Wharton ; edited by Elizabeth Ammons.

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"This [edition] includes: the 1905 book edition of the novel, complete with A. B. Wenzell’s eight original illustrations; a preface and explanatory footnotes by Elizabeth Ammons; an abundant selection of contextual material, including excerpts from Wharton’s letters, contemporary reviews, six drawings by Charles Dana Gibson, Thorstein Veblen on conspicuous consumption, Charlotte Perkins Gilman on women and economics, and various others writing about women’s place in society at the turn of the century; six modern critical views, considering issues of economics, race, materialism, body image, nature, and feminism within the novel; and a chronology and a selected bibliography."--

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