This edition of a widely-taught literary work reprints an authoritative text together with five essays that approach the work from five contemporary critical perspectives: cultural studies, Marxist, feminist, deconstructionist and psychoanalytic. The editorial apparatus introduces students to both the text and the critical perspectives presented.
Gore Vidal There are only three or four American novelists who can be thought of as "major," and Edith Wharton is one.
About the Series - About this Volume - PART ONE THE HOUSE OF MIRTH: THE COMPLETE TEXT - Introduction: Biographical and Historical Contexts - The Complete Text - PART TWO THE HOUSE OF MIRTH:A CASE STUDY IN CONTEMPORARY CRITICISM - A Critical History of The House of Mirth - Cultural Criticism and The House of Mirth - Marxist Criticism and The House of Mirth - Feminist Criticism and The House of Mirth - Deconstruction and The House of Mirth - Psychoanalytic Criticism and The House of Mirth - Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terms - About the Contributors
Series: Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism
Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 15 - 18 years old
For Grades: 10 - 12
Number Of Pages: 496
Published: 10th May 1994
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.2 x 14.3
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1