Student companion to Edith Wharton /

One of the most accomplished American writers of the early 20th century, Edith Wharton achieved both critical recognition and popular acclaim. This book provides an introduction to Wharton's fiction, including an in-depth discussion of her writing, analyses of thematic concerns, character developmen... Full description

Main Author: Pennell, Melissa McFarland.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Series: Student companions to classic writers,
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Summary: One of the most accomplished American writers of the early 20th century, Edith Wharton achieved both critical recognition and popular acclaim. This book provides an introduction to Wharton's fiction, including an in-depth discussion of her writing, analyses of thematic concerns, character development, historical context, and plot, and a close critical reading of each of her major works.
Physical Description: xii, 186 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]-180) and index.
ISBN: 0313317151 (alk. paper)
ISSN: 1522-7979

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