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,
Table of Contents:
  • The life of Edith Wharton
  • Wharton's career and contributions to American literature
  • Short stories
  • Two novellas: Madame de Treymes (1907) and The Old Maid (1924)
  • The House of Mirth (1905)
  • Ethan Frome (1911)
  • Summer (1917)
  • The Age of Innocence (1920).

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