Student Companion to Edith Wharton

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INDEX
Adams, Brooks, 6
Addams, Jane, 96
“Afterward,” 23, 54
Age of Innocence, xi, 8, 16, 21, 22, 26, 61, 132, 139-60
Akins, Zoe, 64
Alcott, Louisa May, 14, 21
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Carroll), 2
“All Souls',” 9, 11, 23
Althusser, Louis, 157
Andromeda (mythology), 94
Ansley, Grace (“Roman Fever”), 51, 52, 53
“April Showers,” 54
Archer, Newland (Age of Innocence), 16, 140, 149-50; relationship to plot, 141-49; relationship to other characters, 152-53; relationship to themes, 154-55; as seen through cultural studies criticism, 158, 159, 160
Archetype, 74
Arnold, Matthew, 157, 158
Artemis to Actaeon, 15
Athena (mythology), 94
Atlantic Monthly, 2
“Autre Temps,” 20, 47-51
Babbitt (Sinclair Lewis)
Backward Glance, 9, 14, 18
Bahlmann, Anna, 8
Bakhtin, Mikhail, 95
Balch, Annabel (Summer), 120, 124, 125, 126, 128, 130
Bar Harbor, Maine, 3, 99
Barkley, Leila (“Autre Temps”), 47, 48, 49, 50
Bart, Lily (House of Mirth) 3, 14, 77, 87-88, 94, 141; relationship to setting, 78-80; relationship to plot, 80-87; relationship to other characters, 88-91, relationship to themes, 92-93, as seen through new historicism, 97-98
Beaufort, Julius (Age of Innocence), 144, 145, 147, 148, 152-53, 159

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Student Companion to Edith Wharton
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Recent Titles in Student Companions to Classic Writers iii
  • Title Page iv
  • Contents viii
  • Series Foreword ix
  • Prerace xi
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • 1: The Life of Edith Wharton 1
  • 2: Wharton's Career and Contributions to American Literature 11
  • 3: Snort Stories 29
  • 4: Two Novellas: Madame De Treymes (1907) and the Old Maid (1924) 55
  • 5: The House of Mirth (1905) 77
  • 6: Ethan Frome (1911) 100
  • 7: Summer (1917) 118
  • 8: The Age of Innocence (1920) 140
  • Bibliography 162
  • Index 182
  • About the Author 188
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