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Edith Wharton: convention and morality in the work of a novelist.

Marilyn Jones Lyde

Edith Wharton: convention and morality in the work of a novelist.

by Marilyn Jones Lyde

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 -- Ethics,
  • Didactic fiction, American -- History and criticism,
  • Moral conditions in literature,
  • Social values in literature,
  • Ethics in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesConvention and morality in the work of a novelist.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3545.H16 Z74
    The Physical Object
    Pagination194 p.
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6270951M
    LC Control Number59007965
    OCLC/WorldCa291106

    The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton's twelfth novel, initially serialized in four parts in the Pictorial Review magazine in , and later released by D. Appleton and Company as a book .   It would take a novelist to imagine the backstage conversations about drapes and vases that might have taken place between de Wolfe and Wharton, whose book with Codman was a pioneering work in the.

    The inhabitants of Edith Wharton’s house of mirth aren't simply fools: they're far too worldly. They're intelligent even, devious indeed, sometimes downright cunning. But they are fools, all the same, in their subservience first to money, and second to convention: the /5().   Join authors Roxana Robinson and Amy Bloom as they discuss Robinson’s Dawson’s Fall, and the process of writing biographical fiction.. In Dawson’s Fall, we see America at its most fragile, fraught, and in , in Charleston, South Carolina, Robinson’s tale weaves her family’s journal entries and letters with a novelist’s narrative grace, and spans the life of her.

    Edith Wharton abroad: selected travel writings, / Edith Wharton ; edited by Sarah Bird Wright Wharton, Edith, [ Book: ]. The House of Mirth is a novel by the American author Edith tells the story of Lily Bart, a well-born but impoverished woman belonging to New York City's high Author: Edith Wharton.


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Novels & Novelists. Beacon Paperback. Boston: Beacon Press, Mantle, Burns, et al. The Best Plays of and the Year Book of the Drama in America. philosophical outlook in general: Edith Wharton: Convention and Morality in the Work of a Novelist (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, ). But subsequent criticism has not followed Lyde's lead in offering any substantially new perspectives on Edith Wharton's work, least of all its social criticism.

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