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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2004) 2002 (1): 119–135.
Published: 01 September 2004
... connections between literary art and middlebrow culture. Critical interest in The House of Mirth (Wharton’s most popular novel) and The Professor’s House (favored by Cather’s critics) shows no signs of diminishing. i Edith Wharton a. Critical Books Janet Beer’s Edith Wharton (Northcote House...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2013) 2011 (1): 127–144.
Published: 01 September 2013
... poetry, fiction, and nonfiction across the equally broad span of Wharton’s early, middle, and late career. Strong interest in The House of Mirth continues, as evidenced by four excellent essays that address naturalism, consumer culture, biblical allusion, and Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2017) 2015 (1): 23–32.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to recent years, not a single publication lingered on The Marble Faun as a source for analysis, with all articles but one exploring The Scarlet Letter or The House of the Seven Gables. Along with psychoanalytic approaches, intertextuality and influ- ences remained sturdy windows through which...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2001) 1999 (1): 139–156.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Bourget’s Un Divorce emphasizes Wharton’s rejection of Bourget’s position in defense of the divorce laws of the Roman Catholic Church. Other source studies discover parallels between F. Marion Crawford’s novel The Heart of Rome (1903) and The House of Mirth and between Hugh Walpole’s ‘‘The Silver Mask...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2003) 2001 (1): 139–154.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... Both the Wharton and Cather reviews continue to serve their readers well, publishing some of the year’ s most noteworthy scholarship. New editions of the best- known novels —e.g., The House o f Mirth, Ethan Frome, and My Ántonia— continue to multiply. Almost all Wharton’s short stories...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2008) 2006 (1): 117–137.
Published: 01 September 2008
... more than 30 separate articles and book chapters. Cultural criticism, source studies, and genre studies—especially of modernism—remain significant approaches. One of Ours, The Profes- sor’s House, and The Song of the Lark receive the most attention. There is a noticeable decline in essays on...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2003) 2001 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 September 2003
... avoids the intentional fallacy when speculating about the Province-House legends. Attempting to excavate similar territory, ESQ presents a special double issue devoted to a topic trite and true, the friendship between Hawthorne and Melville. i Editions and Bibliography Although editions of The...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2002) 2000 (1): 123–138.
Published: 01 September 2002
... implications of their literary art. A number of the novels, notably The House of Mirth, The Age of Innocence, The Professor’s House, and Sapphira and the Slave Girl, stimulate controversy centering on the mean- ing of the protagonists’ acts and relationships. i Edith Wharton a. Books, Letters...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2008) 2006 (1): vii–viii.
Published: 01 September 2008
... House) nity: Essays on Stanley Cavell and The Enduring Legacy of Old Political Philosophy (Stanford) Southwest Humor / Ed Piacentino, Colonial Encounters / Susan Castillo, ed., The Enduring Legacy of Old Colonial Encounters in New World Southwest Humor (LSU) Writing, 1500–1786...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2008) 2006 (1): ix–xviii.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Enemies / Andrew Epstein, Essays on John Edgar Wideman Beautiful Enemies: Friendship and (Tennessee) Postwar American Poetry (Oxford) Double Lives / Richard Lingeman, The Claim to Community / Andrew Double Lives: American Writers’ Norris, ed., The Claim to Commu- Friendships (Random House...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2016) 2014 (1): 113–127.
Published: 01 September 2016
... work and range of topics covered in these articles, many of them comparative studies, demonstrate Wharton’s increasing centrality in American literature. The House of Mirth, The Custom of the Country, The Age of Innocence, and the late novels receive focused attention. This year’s Willa Cather...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2000) 1998 (1): 113–128.
Published: 01 September 2000
... paternity, her anti-Semitism, and feminism; she analyzes Wharton’s love a√air with Morton Fullerton and documents her relationships with her editors and other writers, Henry James fore- most among them. The longest essays, on major works such as The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and The Age of Innocence...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2010) 2008 (1): 133–152.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the novels The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and The Age of Innocence generate significant attention, with commentary also appearing on The Reef, The Custom of the Country, Glimpses of the Moon, and The Children. Interest in Wharton’s ghost fiction shows no signs of diminishing; a variety of...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2012) 2010 (1): 139–159.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and ethical approaches to The House of Mirth and The Fruit of the Tree, the role of psychology and family systems in The House of Mirth, treatments of law, politics, and nursing in The Reef and Summer, and speech-act theory in The Age of Innocence. The principal contributions to Cather...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2014) 2012 (1): ix–xvii.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Edward America (Minnesota) Holcomb and Charles Scruggs, Companion to the American eds., Hemingway and the Black Novel / Alfred Bendixen, ed., A Renaissance (Ohio State) Companion to the American Novel Housing the Environmental (Wiley-Blackwell) Imagination...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2011) 2009 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Judith Saunders and Jacquelyn Scott appear this year, which marks the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of The Origin of Species. The major novels—The House of Mirth, Summer, and The Age of Inno- cence—continue to generate enthusiasm, as do The...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2010) 2008 (1): 29–41.
Published: 01 September 2010
...,’ ” reads The Scarlet Letter as caution- ary ghost story and The House of the Seven Gables as “a tale of revenge directed at the obtuse and gullible as well as the politically corrupt.” Chapter 6, “Transformative Violence at Home and Abroad,” examines the author’s reaction to violence in the 1850s in...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2016) 2014 (1): 21–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
... two authors. 26 Hawthorne iii Novels a. The Scarlet Letter  Patricia Dunlavy Valenti adopts a biological and psychological approach to The Scarlet Letter as she explores the relation- ship between “fraternal twins”—the novel and the sketch “The Custom- House.” In “ ‘Then, All Was Spoken...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2000) 1998 (1): xi–xx.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Literary Humor Arkham House / Sauk City, Wis.: TJ / Theatre Journal Arkham House Publishers Key to Abbreviations xvii Arnold (New York) Facts on File (New York) Basic Books (New York) Fairleigh Dickinson / Cranbury, N.J.: Bedford...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2006) 2004 (1): 127–149.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Gothicism. Critics as usual findThe House of Mirth and The Age of Innocence absorbing objects of study, and her war writings and racial politics receive particular attention. A special issue of The Edith Wharton Review (20, i) is dedicated to the memory of Daniel Scott Marshall, an accomplished...