Edith Wharton

Traveller in the Land of Letters

  • Authors
  • Janet Goodwyn

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Janet Goodwyn
    Pages 1-7
  3. Janet Goodwyn
    Pages 8-24
  4. Janet Goodwyn
    Pages 25-43
  5. Janet Goodwyn
    Pages 44-55
  6. Janet Goodwyn
    Pages 56-80
  7. Janet Goodwyn
    Pages 81-102
  8. Janet Goodwyn
    Pages 131-153
  9. Janet Goodwyn
    Pages 154-154
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 155-171

About this book


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

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-20447-2
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1990
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature & Performing Arts Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-20449-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-20447-2
  • About this book