Feminist Readings of Edith Wharton: From Silence to Speech

Feminist Readings of Edith Wharton: From Silence to Speech

by D. Chambers

Hardcover(2009)

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Feminist Readings of Edith Wharton: From Silence to Speech by D. Chambers

This close and innovative study of Edith Wharton's major novels reveals the use of increasingly complex narrative techniques to counter the multiple forces working against women writers at the beginning of the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230617650
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 12/18/2009
Series: American Literature Readings in the 21st Century
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 209
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

DIANNE L. CHAMBERSis Professor of English at Elmhurst College, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction Wharton and Feminist Criticism Wharton, Women, and Authorship at the Turn of the Century Competing Discourses and the Word in The House of Mirth The Unraveling of Story in The Reef Seduction and Language in Summer Gender and Performance in The Glimpses of the Moon Conclusion

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