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Title Readings on Ethan Frome / Christopher Smith, book editor.

Imprint San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, c2000.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    813 Wharton,E REA    Available
Description 174 p. ; 23 cm.
Series The Greenhaven Press literary companion to American literature
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Autobiographical sources / R.W.B. Lewis -- The New England setting / Barbara A. White -- Imagery and symbolism reinforce the novel's meaning / Kenneth Bernard -- The narrator's sensitivity highlights the novel's themes / Joseph X. Brennan -- The theme of naturalism / Helge Normann Nilsen -- Symbols emphasize the theme of repression / R. Baird Shuman -- Shame's dominion over Ethan Frome / Lev Raphael -- The theme of illicit love / Alfred Kazin -- The male narrator's view controls the reader's perspective / Susan Goodman -- Ethan expresses Wharton's greatest themes / Blake Nevius -- Ethan and entrapment / Anja Salmi -- Zeena represents the nineteenth-century female role / G.S. Rahi -- "Neurosis conquers all": Zeena's triumph / Richard B. Hovey -- Mattie Silver as the female intruder / Carol Wershoven -- "A dead book": the novel's tragic story remains flawed / Lionel Trilling -- Ethan Frome: a truly tragic novel / Geoffrey Walton.
Subject Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. Ethan Frome.
Added Author Smith, Christopher, 1963-
ISBN 0737701994
0737701986 (pbk.)

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