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American Literature (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 (2009) 81 (2): 281–303.
Published: 01 June 2009
... 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 easily our social...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 519–548.
Published: 01 September 2006
... 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 imposed by the clock. That the more...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 725–751.
Published: 01 December 2007
....”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 revelatory impulse...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 489–516.
Published: 01 September 2015
... : 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 God...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 828–830.
Published: 01 December 2015
...) 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, flawless manners, and personal loyalty are unavail- ing in a lethally treacherous social world of newly rich...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (4): 887–909.
Published: 01 December 2002
... 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 linguistic metaphors that have sprung up around the description of DNA...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 865–866.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 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 textualization in a ‘‘scene of publication’’ (the tableau vivant)that exemplifies...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 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 The House of Mirth: Lily’s subjugation...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 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 textualization in a ‘‘scene of publication’’ (the tableau vivant)that exemplifies...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 870–871.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 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 textualization in a ‘‘scene of publication’’ (the tableau vivant)that exemplifies...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 871–872.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 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 The House of Mirth: Lily’s subjugation to the marriage-commodity market...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 872–873.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 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 textualization in a ‘‘scene of publication’’ (the tableau vivant)that exemplifies...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 873–874.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 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 textualization in a ‘‘scene of publication’’ (the tableau vivant)that exemplifies...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 874–875.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 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 textualization in a ‘‘scene of publication’’ (the tableau vivant)that exemplifies...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 875–877.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 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 The House of Mirth: Lily’s subjugation...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 877–878.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 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 textualization in a ‘‘scene of publication’’ (the tableau vivant)that exemplifies...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 879–880.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 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 textualization in a ‘‘scene of publication’’ (the tableau vivant)that exemplifies...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 880–881.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 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 textualization in a ‘‘scene of publication’’ (the tableau vivant)that exemplifies...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 881–882.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 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 textualization in a ‘‘scene of publication’’ (the tableau vivant)that exemplifies...