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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .
Written in

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.),
  • Intertextuality.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAdeline R. Tintner.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3545.H16 Z8786 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 263 p. :
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL530120M
ISBN 100817309756
LC Control Number99006206

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Edith Wharton was one of America's most popular and prolific writers, becoming the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in In a publishing career spanning seven decades, Wharton lived and wrote through a period of tremendous social, cultural and historical change. Bringing. Edith Wharton was one of America's most popular and prolific writers, becoming the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in In a publishing career spanning seven decades, Wharton lived and wrote through a period of tremendous social, cultural and historical change. Edith Wharton in Context book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Edith Wharton was one of America's most popular and prolific writ 4/5(1). These pieces demonstrate Wharton’s sensibility to changes in art tastes and collecting, the inheritance of Rossetti’s revolutionary paintings in the unfinished novel, The Buccaneers, and the importance of home in The Glimpses of the Moon, as demonstrated by Wharton’s use of Tiepolo’s fresco in the church of Scalzi.

This collection of essays examines the various social, cultural, and historical contexts surrounding Edith Wharton's popular and prolific literary career. Edith Wharton was one of America's most popular and prolific writers, becoming the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in Edith Wharton was one of America's most popular and prolific writers, becoming the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in In a publishing career spanning seven decades, Wharton lived and wrote through a period of tremendous social, cultural and historical : Edited by Laura Rattray. Set in 's New York, Wharton's novel depicts a society that is in many ways the antithesis of war-devastated Europe. Old New York, Wharton's term to describe this wealthy and elite class at the top of the developing city's social hierarchy, was a society utterly intent on maintaining its own rigid stability. Edith Wharton is the creator and writer of the Old New York series. This fictional series kicked off for the first time in with the release of the debut novel. It is titled False Dawn.

Tintner provides a detailed analysis of the complex interplay between Wharton and James—how they influenced each other and how some of their writings operate as homages or personal jokes. So deeply was James in Wharton’s confidence, Tintner argues, that he provided her with source models for a number of her characters. In addition, Wharton found in his fiction structures for her own. Edith Wharton (/ ˈ hw ɔːr t ən /; born Edith Newbold Jones; Janu – Aug ) was an American novelist, short story writer, and n drew upon her insider's knowledge of the upper class New York "aristocracy" to realistically portray the lives and morals of the Gilded , she became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for e awards: Pulitzer Prize for Literature, The . “Adeline Tintner, the author of eight books on Henry James, has drawn on her formidable knowledge to place Edith Wharton in many different literary contexts. Sixteen of the 29 essays in her book examine the affinities and literary debts linking Wharton and writer of her era. edith wharton in context Download edith wharton in context or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get edith wharton in context book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.