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Edith Wharton's The custom of the country : a reassessment / edited by Laura Rattray.

Publication:
London ; Brookfield, Vt. : Pickering & Chatto, c2010.
Series:
Gender and genre ; no. 3.
Gender and genre ; no. 3
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 198 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. Custom of the country.
Contents:
Introduction / Laura Rattray
The custom of the country : Edith Wharton's conversation with the Atlantic Monthly / Susan Goodman
When the reading had to stop : readers, reading and the circulation of texts in The custom of the country / Shafquat Towheed
'Don't cry : it ain't that kind of story' : Wharton's business of fiction, 1908-12 / Bonnie Shannon McMullen
Worst parents ever : cultures of childhood in The custom of the country / Carol J. Singley
Crude ascending the staircase : Undine Spragg and the Armory Show / Emily J. Orlando
'It's better to watch' : compulsive voyeurism in The custom of the country and The house of mirth / Jessica Schubert McCarthy
A 'mist of opopanax' : mapping the scentscape of The custom of the country / Pamela Knights
Landscape with the fall of Undine / Margaret P. Murray
Girls from the Provinces : Wharton's Undine Spragg and Cather's Thea Kronborg / Julie Olin-Ammentorp
Men at work in The custom of the country / William Blazek
'Lost in translation' : financial plots and the modernist reader in The custom of the country / Hildegard Hoeller.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Ellis D. Williams, College 1865, Endowment Fund.
Contributor:
Rattray, Laura.
Ellis D. Williams, College 1865, Endowment Fund.
ISBN:
9781851962242 (hbk.)
1851962247 (hbk.)
9781851961740 (ebook)
1851961747 (ebook)
OCLC:
426114015
Publisher no.:
99937921311
Web link:
The Ellis D. Williams, College 1865, Endowment Fund Home Page
The Ellis D. Williams, College 1865, Endowment Fund Home Page  Bookplate

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