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The Architectural Imagination of Edith Wharton Gender, Class and Power in the Progressive Era by Anette Benert

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Architecture,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • American - General,
  • Criticism,
  • Women Authors,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Architecture in literature,
  • Public spaces in literature,
  • Space (Architecture) in literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8223391M
ISBN 100838641067
ISBN 109780838641064

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the architectural imagination of edith wharton Download the architectural imagination of edith wharton or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the architectural imagination of edith wharton book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Get this from a library! The architectural imagination of Edith Wharton: gender, class, and power in the progressive era. [Annette Benert] -- "Recent movies, books, even news pieces have returned Edith Wharton to prominence as a major American novelist. However, few readers have taken her architectural work as seriously as she herself did.   The Architectural Imagination of Edith Wharton by Annette Benert, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). Edith Wharton has recently returned to prominence as a major American novelist. But few have taken her architectural work as seriously as she herself took it, or noticed its effects on her career. Two early architectural books and three travel works give sustained critical attention to the built environment. Early novels graphically portray the physical miseries of the poor and .

Architecture, interior decoration, and landscape gardening were more than dilettantish hobbies for Edith Wharton. Her first book, The Decoration of Houses, was a serious, scholarly work as well as a manifesto of principles that aligned her with the classical revival of the period (as opposed to the romanticism of Gothic revival, or to the emerging modernism of Louis Sullivan).   Wharton, at the time, was a something Manhattan society matron with a keen interest in architecture and interior design, rather than .   Edith Wharton, née Edith Newbold Jones, (born Janu , New York, New York, U.S.—died Aug , Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt, near Paris, France), American author best known for her stories and novels about the . Edith had a stroke and passed away on Aug She was laid to rest in Versailles, France. Edith Wharton is the creator and writer of the Old New York series. This fictional series kicked off for the first time in with the release of the debut novel. It is titled False Dawn. The second book in the series is titled The Old Maid.

The Architectural Imagination of Edith Wharton: Gender, Class, and Power in the Progressive Era | Annette Benert | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch : Annette Benert.   In The Architectural Imagination of Edith Wharton, Annette Benert examines Wharton's fiction in the context of the author's interest in architecture and design and, more generally, within the social and political functions the built environment served during the decades in which Wharton wrote. Buy The Architectural Imagination of Edith Wharton: Gender, Class and Power in the Progressive Era 1 by Annette Benert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Download Citation | The Architectural Imagination of Edith Wharton: Gender, Class, and Power in the Progressive Era (review) | Architecture, interior decoration, and landscape gardening were more.