- Announcement. // Edith Wharton Review;Fall2010, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p6
The article offers information on the Edith Wharton Essay Prize, which is awarded yearly for the best unpublished essay by a beginning scholar regarding Edith Wharton with a reward of 250 dollars.
- Economic Hauntings: Wealth and Class in Edith Wharton's Ghost Stories. Jacobsen, Karen J. // College Literature;Winter2008, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p100
When discussing Edith Wharton's ghost stories, scholars tend to emphasize themes of repressed sexuality and gender, in particular the struggles of women to overcome the traditional roles that threaten to imprison them. While sexual and gender politics undoubtedly inhabit the haunted space of...
- Edith Wharton's Summer and "Woman's Fiction". White, Barbara A. // Essays in Literature;Fall84, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p223
The article presents an essay about the book "Summer," by Edith Wharton. According to the author, Wharton combined two of the standard plots and exploited the standard emphasis on the primacy of the heart. She viewed that Wharton made dramatic changes in the character of the heroine by creating...
- Going No Place?: Foreground Nostalgia and Psychological Spaces in Wharton's The House of Mirth. Scanlan, Sean // Style;Spring/Summer2010, Vol. 44 Issue 1/2, p207
This essay argues that the power of Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth comes not from Lily Bart's function as a mere symptom of historical and economic pressures, but from the complex narrative and psychological process by which she negotiates a sequence of homes and their repeated collapse....
- French without Tears: A Note on â€˜Edith Wharton Studiesâ€™. Gooder, Jean // Cambridge Quarterly;1996, Vol. XXV Issue 2, p190
The article reviews the book "Wretched Exotic. Essays on Edith Wharton in Europe" edited by Katherine Joslin and Alan Price.
- Paris in Mind. Lee, Jennifer // France Today;Apr2005, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p7
The article informs about the book "Paris in Mind," edited by Jennifer Lee. It is a compilation of essays, book excerpts, letters, articles and journal entries on Paris all by American writers such as Edith Wharton, James Baldwin, T.S. Eliot, Thomas Jefferson and David Sedaris.
- Edith Wharton's `Secret Sensitiveness,' The Decoration of Houses, and her fiction. Jones, Suzanne W. // Journal of Modern Literature;Winter97/98, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p177
Highlights the works of literary author Edith Wharton, who lived most of her life in France. Reference to her last unfinished book `The Buccaneers'; Other books including `The Decoration of Houses' and `Writing of Fiction's; Background information on Wharton; Brief review of some of her books.
- The "lift of a broken wing": Darwinian Descent and Selection in Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth and Summer. Scott, Jacquelyn // Edith Wharton Review;Fall2009, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p1
An essay is presented on Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection as it relates to the works of Edith Wharton. It examines the interstices of Darwinian mate choice and American literary realism by exploring the inclusion and complication of the principles of sexual selection of Edith...
- "Fantastic Effigy": The Masculine Construction of Womanhood in Edith Wharton's "The Other Two". Petrie, Paul R. // Philological Review;Fall2009, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p13
An essay is presented on the masculine construction of womanhood in the 1904 short story "The Other Two," by Edith Wharton. It indicates that the said short story is an expose of the socially authorized process by which a man may substitute for a living, taking woman as a projection of his own...