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Product Description: A wide range of short fiction by Kate Chopin, Edith Wharton and Charlotte Perkins Gilman is the focus for this study, examining both genre and theme. Chopin's short stories, Wharton's novellas, Chopin's frankly erotic writing and the homilies in which Gilman warns of the dangers of the sexually transmitted disease are compared...read more

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9780312210953 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 15, 1998, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: A wide range of short fiction by Kate Chopin, Edith Wharton and Charlotte Perkins Gilman is the focus for this study, examining both genre and theme.

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9781349260171 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 14, 2014, cover price $44.00 | About this edition: A wide range of short fiction by Kate Chopin, Edith Wharton and Charlotte Perkins Gilman is the focus for this study, examining both genre and theme.
9781403942760 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 16, 2005, cover price $46.00 | About this edition: Presents a comparative analysis of the themes and genres found in the short fiction of these three turn-of-the-century woman authors.

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Product Description: Although she enjoyed only modest success during her lifetime, Kate Chopin is now recognised as a unique voice in American literature. Her seminal novel, The Awakening, published in 1899, explored new and startling territory, and stunned readers with its frank depiction of the limits of marriage and motherhood...read more
By Janet Beer (editor)

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9780521883443 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 27, 2008), cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Although she enjoyed only modest success during her lifetime, Kate Chopin is now recognised as a unique voice in American literature.

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9780521709828 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 31, 2008), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Although she enjoyed only modest success during her lifetime, Kate Chopin is now recognised as a unique voice in American literature.

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Product Description: Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth (1905) is a sharp and satirical, but also sensitive and tragic analysis of a young, single woman trying to find her place in a materialistic and unforgiving society. The House of Mirth offers a fascinating insight into the culture of the time and, as suggested by the success of recent film adaptations, it is also an enduring tale of love, ambition and social pressures still relevant today...read more

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9780415350099 | 1 edition (Routledge, September 13, 2007), cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth (1905) is a sharp and satirical, but also sensitive and tragic analysis of a young, single woman trying to find her place in a materialistic and unforgiving society.

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Edith Wharton's 'The House of Mirth' (1905) is a satirical, and also an analysis of a young, single woman trying to find her place in a materialistic and unforgiving society. Part of the 'Routledge Guides to Literature' series, this volume is a guide to the novel, and also a way through the critical material that surrounds Wharton's text.

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9780415350105 | 1 edition (Routledge, September 13, 2007), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Edith Wharton's 'The House of Mirth' (1905) is a satirical, and also an analysis of a young, single woman trying to find her place in a materialistic and unforgiving society.

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Product Description: Damned upon publication for engaging with the taboo issues of female sexuality and infidelity, Kate Chopin's The Awakening (1899) is now hailed as a key early feminist text and an important work of American literature.This sourcebook combines accessible commentary with reprinted documents to provide the ideal introduction to this widely debated novel...read more
By Janet Beer (editor) and Elizabeth Nolan (editor)

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9780415238205 | Routledge, July 2, 2004, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Damned upon publication for engaging with the taboo issues of female sexuality and infidelity, Kate Chopin's The Awakening (1899) is now hailed as a key early feminist text and an important work of American literature.

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9780415238212 | Routledge, August 1, 2004, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Damned upon publication for engaging with the taboo issues of female sexuality and infidelity, Kate Chopin's The Awakening (1899) is now hailed as a key early feminist text and an important work of American literature.

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Product Description: In a series of essays contributors have produced diverse and innovative interventions in the field of Anglo-American literary relations. The authors discussed include Gertrude Stein, Alfred North Whitehead, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Sarah Grand, Henry James, George Eliot, and others...read more

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9780719058172 | Manchester Univ Pr, March 1, 2003, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: In a series of essays contributors have produced diverse and innovative interventions in the field of Anglo-American literary relations.

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9780719058189 | Manchester Univ Pr, February 8, 2003, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In a series of essays contributors have produced diverse and innovative interventions in the field of Anglo-American literary relations.

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Product Description: This anthology publishes key documents in the history of American feminism that are currently only available in extract form or in archives.This set spans from the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 to the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women's suffrage in 1920, and includes works of well-known women's campaigners such as: Angelina and Sarah M...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Janet Beer (editor), Anne-Marie Ford (editor) and Katherine Joslin (editor)

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9780415219457 | Routledge, January 1, 2003, cover price $1765.00 | About this edition: This anthology publishes key documents in the history of American feminism that are currently only available in extract form or in archives.

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Product Description: Professor Beer's study provides an introduction to the whole range of Edith Wharton's work in the novel, short story, novella, travel writing, criticism and autobiography. The major novels, as well as those less well-known, are discussed as are: contemporary reception of her work, American responses to her expatriation, her friendships with the leading artists of her day, and the influence of the First World War on her work...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780746308981 | Northcote House Pub Ltd, April 1, 2002, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Professor Beer's study provides an introduction to the whole range of Edith Wharton's work in the novel, short story, novella, travel writing, criticism and autobiography.

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Product Description: A wide range of short fiction by Kate Chopin, Edith Wharton and Charlotte Perkins Gilman is the focus for this study, examining both genre and theme. Chopin's short stories, Wharton's novellas, Chopin's frankly erotic writing and the homilies in which Gilman warns of the dangers of the sexually transmitted disease are compared...read more

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9780333545423 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 1, 1997, cover price $170.00 | also contains The Completely Useless Guide to London | About this edition: A wide range of short fiction by Kate Chopin, Edith Wharton and Charlotte Perkins Gilman is the focus for this study, examining both genre and theme.

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