Engendering Naturalism: Narrative Form and Commodity Spectacle in U.S. Naturalist Fiction

Merish, Lori
March 1996
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Spring96, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p319
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Describes the genre of naturalist fiction in American literature. Naturalism and the American culture; Power of female consumerism in the context of naturalist fiction; Analysis of Edith Wharton's `The House of Mirth'; Gender and commodity in the development of naturalist fiction.


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