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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 281–303.
Published: 01 June 2009
... in The House of Mirth is more exhilarating and painful than the one in which Lily and Selden take their autumn walk together and nearly become engaged. It is exciting because it shows how marvel- ously successful our knowing of others can be; but it is heartbreaking because it also shows how...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 149–175.
Published: 01 March 2004
... heroines. The Detroit Post recounted the story of one indignant reader who chas- tised Wharton as she was walking in her adopted hometown of Lenox, Massachusetts: I]t was bad enough that you had the heart to kill Lily. But here you are, shamelessly parading the streets in a red hat 1 For this stranger...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 519–548.
Published: 01 September 2006
... buds, blooms, and finally must shrivel and fade. This image is much more prevalent in Whar- ton’smorecelebratedworkoftheperiod,The House of Mirth (1905), with its heroine ‘‘Lily’’ Bart, although even here, a tension emerges between the older figuration and the newer sense of female tempo- rality...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 725–751.
Published: 01 December 2007
... that never comes.”11 728  American Literature No character of Wharton’s awaits that footstep with more anxiety than Lily Bart in The House of Mirth (1905). Although Lily frequently has “a passionate desire that some one should know the truth about” her, she inevitably resists this...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 828–830.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and tycoons” (31), a “marketplace” society in which the Marsh family position is “tenuous” (31) and their livelihood dependent on “trickle-down” benevolence (61). Such “benevolence” proves nonexistent in The House of Mirth, in which the orphaned, impecunious Lily Bart finds that her beauty...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 489–516.
Published: 01 September 2015
... York : Burdick Brothers . Jackson-Houlston Caroline . 2006 . “‘Queen Lilies’? The Interpenetration of Scientific, Religious, and Gender Discourses in Victorian Representations of Plants.” Journal of Victorian Culture 11 , no. 1 : 84 – 110 . Jager Colin . 2006 . The Book of...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 887–909.
Published: 01 December 2002
... genetic engineering with intent to upgrade, as illustrated in the Jurassic Park narrative, are two manifestations of these counter- vailing forces that Baudrillard emphasizes. Here is what Lily Kay calls the ‘‘key conundrum’’ of the code-script metaphor.11 On the one hand, the information and...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 147–184.
Published: 01 March 2001
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 865–866.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., the concepts of authorial debasement and paradoxi- cal redemption receive a more complex treatment in the position of Lily Bart Book Reviews 873 in The House of Mirth: Lily’s subjugation to the marriage-commodity market leads to her...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of Lily Bart Book Reviews 873 in The House of Mirth: Lily’s subjugation to the marriage-commodity market leads to her textualization in a ‘‘scene of publication’’ (the tableau vivant)that exemplifies Lily’s] inexhaustible power to represent...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., the concepts of authorial debasement and paradoxi- cal redemption receive a more complex treatment in the position of Lily Bart Book Reviews 873 in The House of Mirth: Lily’s subjugation to the marriage-commodity market leads to her...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 870–871.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., the concepts of authorial debasement and paradoxi- cal redemption receive a more complex treatment in the position of Lily Bart Book Reviews 873 in The House of Mirth: Lily’s subjugation to the marriage-commodity market leads to her...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 871–872.
Published: 01 December 2001
... author whose achievement is measured through her debasement in the marketplace. Building on Stange’s reading of the female author in The Touchstone, the concepts of authorial debasement and paradoxi- cal redemption receive a more complex treatment in the position of Lily Bart...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 872–873.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., the concepts of authorial debasement and paradoxi- cal redemption receive a more complex treatment in the position of Lily Bart Book Reviews 873 in The House of Mirth: Lily’s subjugation to the marriage-commodity market leads to her...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 873–874.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., the concepts of authorial debasement and paradoxi- cal redemption receive a more complex treatment in the position of Lily Bart Book Reviews 873 in The House of Mirth: Lily’s subjugation to the marriage-commodity market leads to her...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 874–875.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., the concepts of authorial debasement and paradoxi- cal redemption receive a more complex treatment in the position of Lily Bart Book Reviews 873 in The House of Mirth: Lily’s subjugation to the marriage-commodity market leads to her...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 875–877.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of Lily Bart Book Reviews 873 in The House of Mirth: Lily’s subjugation to the marriage-commodity market leads to her textualization in a ‘‘scene of publication’’ (the tableau vivant)that exemplifies Lily’s] inexhaustible power to represent...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 877–878.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., the concepts of authorial debasement and paradoxi- cal redemption receive a more complex treatment in the position of Lily Bart Book Reviews 873 in The House of Mirth: Lily’s subjugation to the marriage-commodity market leads to her...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 879–880.
Published: 01 December 2001
... debasement in the marketplace. Building on Stange’s reading of the female author in The Touchstone, the concepts of authorial debasement and paradoxi- cal redemption receive a more complex treatment in the position of Lily Bart Book Reviews 873 in...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 880–881.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., the concepts of authorial debasement and paradoxi- cal redemption receive a more complex treatment in the position of Lily Bart Book Reviews 873 in The House of Mirth: Lily’s subjugation to the marriage-commodity market leads to her...