Edith Wharton and the politics of race / by Jennie A. Kassanoff.

"Edith Wharton feared that the "ill-bred," "foreign," and poor would overwhelm what was known as the American native elite. Drawing on a range of turn-of-the-century social documents, unpublished archival material, and Wharton's major novels, Jennie A. Kassanoff argues...

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Main Author: Kassanoff, Jennie Ann.
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Series:Cambridge studies in American literature and culture ; 143.

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Call Number: PS3545.H16 Z686 2004
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