Edith Wharton and the Conversations of Literary Modernism

Title

Edith Wharton and the Conversations of Literary Modernism

Files

Description

This study imagines modernism as a series of conversations and locates Edith Wharton’s voice in those debates.

ISBN

0230604692

Publication Date

2008

Publication Information

New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

208 p. ; 22 cm.

Disciplines

English Language and Literature

Department

English

Comments

Located in Drake Library at: PS3545.H16 Z6625 2008

CONTENTS: Troubling the subjective: the problem of impressionism in The reef -- "Any change may mean something" : Summer, sexuality, and single women -- "Unmediated bonding between men" : the accumulation of men in the short stories -- "A sign of pain’s triumph" : war, art, and civilization -- "The readjustment of personal relations" : marriage, modernism, and the alienated self -- Antimodernism and looking pretty : Wharton’s artistic practice.