New Essays on The House of Mirth by Deborah EschNew Essays on The House of Mirth by Deborah Esch

New Essays on The House of Mirth

EditorDeborah Esch

Hardcover | January 15, 2001

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The House of Mirth captured the attention of a large portion of the reading public when it was published in a serial version for most of 1905 and then as a book in October of that year. Edith Wharton's story of Lily Bart topped the American bestseller list for four months and sealed the author's reputation as one of the major English-language fiction writers of her generation. Each of the four articles collected in this New Essays volume makes distinctive new claims for the historical, critical, and theoretical significance of Wharton's seminal work.
Title:New Essays on The House of MirthFormat:HardcoverDimensions:174 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.55 inPublished:January 15, 2001Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0521372313

ISBN - 13:9780521372312

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction Deborah Esch; 2. The conspicuous wasting of Lily Bart Ruth Bernard Yeazell; 3. Determining influences: resistance and mentorship in The House of Mirth and the Anglo-American realist tradition Mary Nyquist; 4. Beyond her self Thomas Loebel; 5. A mole in the house of the modern Lynne Tillman.