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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (1): 137–144.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Jill Kress Karn Edith Wharton and the Visual Arts , by Orlando Emily J. , Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press , 2007 . 250 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Edith Wharton and Victorian Visual Culture Edith Wharton and the Visual Arts by Emily J. Orlando...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (1): 32–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Emily J. Orlando This essay examines Harlem Renaissance novelist Nella Larsen’s career-long conversation with the fiction of Edith Wharton. Although Larsen cared little for the suggestion that she “had gone to Mrs. Wharton for her lessons in writing,” likely because the comparison cast doubt...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Nir Evron This article examines a tension in Edith Wharton’s social ideal between the conflicting virtues of reverence and curiosity. Wharton, it shows, was quite conscious of the potential clash between the centripetal claims of tradition and the centrifugal tendencies of inquisitive individualism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (1): 32–45.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Carol J. Singley Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 Ul Race, Culture, Nation: Edith Wharton and Ernest Renan Carol J. Singley A n avid reader, Edith Wharton devoured volumes of philosophy and religion. As R. W B. Lewis observes in his biography, she owned more books on religion...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 582–605.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Regina Martin Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Regina Martin The Drama of Gender and Genre in Edith Wharton’s Realism Regina Martin Edith Wharton’s depiction of the socially ambitious Undine Spragg’s peregrinations through New York and French “society” suggests...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (1): 60–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Gary Totten Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Gary Totten “Inhospitable Splendour”: Spectacles of Consumer Culture and Race in Wharton’s Summer Gary Totten In her posthumously published essay “A Little Girl’s New York” (1937), Edith Wharton refers to her mother...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (2): 213–237.
Published: 01 June 2012
...” to a collection of her ghost stories, Edith Wharton recounts an inscrutable terror that plagued her for seven years as a child, when she was recovering from an almost fatal case of ty- phoid, an illness she describes as marking “the dividing line between my little childhood and the next stage” (301).1...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
... (1996): 360-73 Ba, Mariama. See Campbell Barbusse, Henri. See Miller, Eugene E. Bataille, Georges. Seejohnson Beckett, Samuel. See Gontarski Benert, Annette Larson. “Edith Wharton at War: Civilized Space in Troubled Times.” 42.3 (1996): 322-43 Bendey, Paul. “Depression and Ted...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2012
... opportunities afforded by the hotel setting. Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, and E. M. Forster, and other British modern- ists, were taken with hotels, as were their American counterparts—writers like Henry James, a self-proclaimed “hotel child,” Sinclair Lewis, and Edith Wharton—and Continental writers...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., Culture, Nation: Edith Wharton and Ernest Renan” 49.1 (2003): 32-45 Smith, Craig. “Across the Widest Gulf: Nonhuman Subjectivity in Virginia Woolf’s Flush. ” 48.3 (2002): 348-361 Smith, Stevie. See Najarian Spender, Stephen. See Brown Stanfield, Paul Scott. “‘This Implacable Doctrine...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (4): 385–406.
Published: 01 December 2021
...” (355). Edith Wharton leaves Undine Spragg in a similar position, married to one of the wealthiest men in the world yet ruing the fact that her status as divorcée bars her from marrying a diplomat, a prospect, we realize, no more capable of satisfying her than any of her previous marriages. Johnson...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 96–103.
Published: 01 March 2016
... modernism came into being. And Eliot commented on almost all of them—Ezra Pound, of course; James Joyce, H.D., William Butler Yeats, Edith Wharton, Edith Sitwell, Wyndham Lewis, and the Georgians, among others; and some of the poets of France. It is clear that a familiar allegation that Eliot dismissed...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 624–628.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., Charles Davenport), fiction writers (London and Frank Norris, but also Edith Wharton), sociologists (Veblen, G. Stanley Hall), and turn-of-the- century industrialists (Leland Stanford). The presiding figure is David Starr Jordan, a well-known ichthyologist and eugenicist, founder of Stanford...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2003
... culture there has ever been.” Carol Singley’s contribution concerns another, even more unreserved, champion of France, Edith Wharton, who—the idea boggles today— wrote French Ways and Their Meaning partly as a guide for American ser­ vicemen in France after the Great War. While...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 663–687.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Langston Hughes, Sinclair Lewis, Claude McKay, Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, William Carlos Williams, Floyd Dell, John Dos Passos, Josephine Herbst, Meridel Le Sueur, Ruth McKenney, Tess Slesinger, Agnes Smedley, Jessie Fauset, George...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 343–350.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and burning the copies she made for them; when it comes time to publish William’s letters, and Henry actually loses a bunch of them, much to his nephew’s dismay; when Edith Wharton and Edmund Gosse square off against the Jameses in the contest over the choice of edi- tor of the first collection...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (2): 170–196.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Primitivism .’” MELUS 19 , no. 3 : 107 – 23 . Powell Michael . 2007 . “ A Tale of Two Cities .” New York Times , May 6 , www.nytimes.com/2007/05/06/nyregion/thecity/06hist.html . Wharton Edith . 1909 . A Motor-Flight through France . New York : Charles Scribner’s Sons...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (1): 22–49.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of Edith Wharton and Willa Cather. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1986. Fussell, Paul. “On Travel and Travel Writing.” The Norton Book of Travel. Ed. Paul Fussell. New York: Norton, 1987.13-17. Hales, Peter B. William Henry Jackson and the Transformation of the American Land­...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (1): 46–81.
Published: 01 March 2003
... utilitarian considerations may have made France attractive to the teacher. GurdjiefF admitted that at one point in his life he had been “sick for art” (Webb 39). Like so many others, he might have been drawn to Paris by what Edith Wharton described as that city’s “long artistic supremacy” (55). He...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (2): 193–213.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Structures of Edith Wharton and Willa Cather. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1986. 212 M Y ANTONIA Halberstam, Judith. Skin Shows: Gothic Horror and the Technology of Monsters. Durham: Duke UP, 1995. Irving, Katrina. “Displacing...