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The House of Mirth (Paperback)

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    In charting the course of Lily's life and downfall, Edith Wharton also provides a wider picture of a society in transition, a world in which old certainties, manners, and morals no longer hold true, and where the individual has become an expendable commodity. Contextual materials include Wharton's correspondence about the novel, period articles on social mores, etiquette, and dress, and contemporary writings by Henry James, Thorstein Veblen, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman.
    Product Details
    ISBN: 9781846376436
    ISBN-10: 1846376432
    Publisher: Echo Library
    Publication Date: January 20th, 2006
    Pages: 236
    Language: English