TITLE

"A Journey": Edith Wharton's Homage to F. Marion Carwford's "The Upper Berth."

AUTHOR(S)
Thompson, Terry W.
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
South Carolina Review;Fall2007, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
This essay addresses the ghost stories of American author Edith Wharton. It is noted that critic Adeline Tintner wrote about Wharton's free use of other supernatural fiction authors' inventions such as those used by F. Marion Crawford's "The Upper Berth" in her story "The Journey." The author provides plot synopses of both short stories and compares the main characters of each story.
ACCESSION #
27425408

 

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