No Gifts From Chance

No Gifts From Chance

by Shari Benstock


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No Gifts From Chance by Shari Benstock

A biography of the noted author, tracing her evolution from shy debutante to the social chronicler of her age.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292702745
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 03/01/2004
Series: Louann Atkins Temple Women and Culture Series , #5
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.28(d)

About the Author

SHARI BENSTOCK is Professor of English at the University of Miami (Florida).

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Book I. The Old Order
    • Chapter 1. A Question of Heritage
    • Chapter 2. Explorations
    • Chapter 3. Endeavors
  • Book II. Choices
    • Chapter 4. Awakenings
    • Chapter 5. Estrangements
    • Chapter 6. Departures
  • Book III. Rewards
    • Chapter 7. Charity
    • Chapter 8. Profits
    • Chapter 9. Losses
    • Chapter 10. Loyalties
  • Archives and Abbreviations
  • Chronology of Works by Edith Wharton
  • Primary Works Cited: Abbreviations
  • A Note on Edith Wharton's Letters to Morton Fullerton
  • Notes
  • Index

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