Chapter 27. Toward a Modernist Aesthetic: The Literary Legacy of Edith Wharton

  1. Robert Paul Lamb and
  2. G. R. Thompson
  1. Candace Waid and
  2. Clare Colquitt

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996829.ch28

A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914

A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914

How to Cite

Waid, C. and Colquitt, C. (2005) Toward a Modernist Aesthetic: The Literary Legacy of Edith Wharton, in A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914 (eds R. P. Lamb and G. R. Thompson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996829.ch28

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405100649

Online ISBN: 9780470996829

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Keywords:

  • edith wharton;
  • modernist aesthetic;
  • american women novelist;
  • the touchstone;
  • society in literature

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • I

  • II

  • III