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 Drawing on a range of turn-of-the-century social documents, unpublished archival material, and Wharton's major novels, Jennie A. Kassanoff argues...
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York :
Cambridge University Press,
|Series:||Cambridge studies in American literature and culture ;