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Ethan Frome: Authoritative Text, Backgrounds and Contexts, Criticism (Norton Critical Edition)

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It is fully annotated for undergraduate readers. "Backgrounds and Contexts" includes a rich selection of materials, some previously unavailable, for the study of contemporary psychological, social, and economic issues, as well as Wharton's private correspondence and writings and biographical accounts of the author. Arranged under two headings, "Criticism" reveals 's impact as both a literary work and a social commentary. "Contemporary Reviews" consists of eight prominent assessments of , including reviews from the New York Times Book Review, Outlook, The Nation, the Saturday Review, and those penned by Frederic Taber Cooper and Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant, among others. "Modern Criticism" (1956-1991) includes seven interpretations of the novella by Lionel Trilling, Elizabeth Ammons, Judith Fryer, Jean Frantz Blackall, Lev Raphael, Candace Waid, and Cynthia Griffin Wolff. A Chronology and a Selected Bibliography are also included.

Synopsis:

This Norton Critical Edition of Edith Wharton's celebrated novella is based on the first edition, published by Charles Scribner's Sons in 1911.

About the Author

Pulitzer Prize-winning American writer and designer Edith Wharton (1862-1937) is the author of The House of Mirth, The Age of Innocence, Ethan Frome, The Decoration of Houses, and many other books.Kristin O. Lauer is Associate Professor of English at Fordham University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393966350
Editor:
Lauer, Kristin O.
Editor:
Wolff, Cynthia Griffin
Editor:
Lauer, Kristin O.
Editor:
Wolff, Cynthia Griffin
Author:
Wharton, Edith
Author:
Wolff, Cynthia Griffin
Author:
Lauer, Kristin O.
Author:
Wolff, Cynthia Griffin
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
American
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Farm life
Subject:
New england
Subject:
Married people
Subject:
Rural poor
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Farm life -- New England -- Fiction.
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one auth
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 187.
Series:
Norton Critical Edition
Series Volume:
0000
Publication Date:
19941231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.38x5.20x.41 in. .49 lbs.

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