"Criticism" collects eleven American and British contemporary reviews and nine major essays on The Age of Innocence, including a groundbreaking piece on the two film adaptations of the novel.
"A Chronology and Selected Bibliography" are also included.
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 410 g
Dimensions: 234 x 142 x 20 mm
Candace Waid's authoritative edition of The Age of Innocence is accompanied by a collection of exceptionally illuminating biographical, critical, and historical texts. In particular, her richly researched assemblage of period comments on 'old New York' (including an astonishing recipe for 'Roman Punch' and some sardonic analyses of 'Manners for the Metropolis') wonderfully captures the often nearly lunatic ferocity of the society in which Wharton's great novel is so brilliantly set. --Sandra M. Gilbert, University of California, Davis"
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