Teaching Edith Wharton’s Major Novels and Short Fiction
  • Author : Ferdâ Asya
  • Release Date : 13 May 2021
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 331
  • ISBN 13 : 9783030527426

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Book excerpt: This book translates recent scholarship into pedagogy for teaching Edith Wharton’s widely celebrated and less-known fiction to students in the twenty-first century. It comprises such themes as American and European cultures, material culture, identity, sexuality, class, gender, law, history, journalism, anarchism, war, addiction, disability, ecology, technology, and social media in historical, cultural, transcultural, international, and regional contexts. It includes Wharton’s works compared to those of other authors, taught online, read in foreign universities, and studied in film adaptations.

Teaching Edith Wharton   s Major Novels and Short Fiction

Teaching Edith Wharton s Major Novels and Short Fiction

Author : Ferdâ Asya
Publisher : Springer Nature
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book translates recent scholarship into pedagogy for teaching Edith Wharton’s widely celebrated and less-known fiction to students in the twenty-first century. It comprises such themes as American and European cultures, material culture, identity, sexuality, class, gender, law, history, journalism, anarchism, war, addiction, disability, ecology, technology, and social media ...

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Publisher : Tacet Books
Genre : Fiction
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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Following the end of the American Civil War, the country’s landscape transformed dramatically as it experienced economic growth, saw the emergence of various progressive social movements, and engaged as never before in international affairs. The drivers of these changes included presidents, political and business leaders, social activists, inventors, writers, ...

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Genre : Reference
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