American ways and their meaning: Edith Wharton’s post-war fiction and American history, ideology, and national identity

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Jenny Lynn Glennon;
  • Subject: English Language and Literature | American literature in English

<p>This thesis argues that Edith Wharton’s assessment of American ways and their meaning in her post-war fiction has been widely misread. Its title derives from <em>French Ways and Their Meaning</em> (1919), which she wrote to educate her countrymen about French culture... View more
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