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Edith Wharton's The Custom of the Country
A Reassessment

Edited By

Laura Rattray

ISBN 9781138663206
Published January 20, 2016 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Book Description

Bringing together leading Wharton scholars from Europe, and North America, this volume offers the first ever collection of essays on Edith Wharton's 1913 tour de force, The Custom of the Country.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Laura Rattray; Chapter 1 The Custom of the Country, Susan Goodman; Chapter 2 When the Reading Had to Stop, Shafquat Towheed; Chapter 3 'Don't Cry – It ain't that Kind of a Story', Bonnie Shannon McMullen; Chapter 4 Worst Parents Ever, Carol J. Singley; Chapter 5 Crude Ascending the Staircase, Emily J. Orlando; Chapter 6 'It's Better to Watch', Jessica Schubert McCarthy; Chapter 7 A 'Mist of Opopanax', Pamela Knights; Chapter 8 Landscape with the Fall of Undine, Margaret P. Murray; Chapter 9 Girls from the Provinces, Julie Olin-Ammentorp; Chapter 10 Men at Work in The Custom of the Country, William Blazek; Chapter 11 'Lost in Translation', Hildegard Hoeller; Notes Notes, Laura Rattray;

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