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The House of Mirth

by Edith Wharton

Part of the Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism Series

The House of Mirth Synopsis

This edition of a widely-taught literary work reprints an authoritative text together with five essays that approach the work from five contemporary critical perspectives: cultural studies, Marxist, feminist, deconstructionist and psychoanalytic. The editorial apparatus introduces students to both the text and the critical perspectives presented.

The House of Mirth Press Reviews

Gore Vidal There are only three or four American novelists who can be thought of as major, and Edith Wharton is one.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780333608913
Publication date: 10th May 1994
Author: Edith Wharton
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 496 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers, Literary studies: from c 1900 -,

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