- Author : Carol J. Singley
- Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
- Release Date : 2003
- Genre: Literary Criticism
- Pages :
- ISBN 10 : 9780195135909
A Historical Guide to Edith Wharton Book Description :
The Historical Guides to American Authors is an interdisciplinary, historically sensitive series that combines close attention to the United States' most widely read and studied authors with a strong sense of time, place, and history. Placing each writer in the context of the vibrant relationship between literature and society, volumes in this series contain historical essays written on subjects of contemporary social, political, and cultural relevance. Each volume also includes a capsule biography and illustrated chronology detailing important cultural events as they coincided with the author's life and works, while photographs and illustrations dating from the period capture the flavor of the author's time and social milieu. Equally accessible to s...