A study of Wharton's work which discusses her novels and travel books according to their specific geography or landscape rather than the date of composition. Emphasis is placed on Wharton's concern with America's place in the Western world and women's place in European society.
gender history of literature literature nineteenth century social science sociology travel twentieth century
Book TitleEdith Wharton
Book SubtitleTraveller in the Land of Letters
Copyright InformationPalgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited1990