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Additional Resources for The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

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Bell, Millicent, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Edith Wharton, Cambridge University Press, 1995.

This book contains essays by established and new scholars evaluating Wharton's fiction. It is intended for readers who are new to Wharton's work, as well as for scholars of her writing.

Bloom, Harold, ed., Edith Wharton: Modern Critical Views, Chelsea House, 1986.

Noted literary scholar Bloom reviews and evaluates

Wharton's writing career.

Davis, Joy L., "The Ritual of Dining in Edith Wharton's The Age of Innocence," in Midwest Quarterly, Vol. 34, No. 4, Summer 1993, pp. 465-81.

Davis demonstrates how the dining scenes in the novel serve to represent the larger action of the plot. At the dining table, the characters are able to assert their positions in the social hierarchy.

Godfrey, David A., "The Full and Elaborate Vocabulary of Evasion: The Language of Cowardice in Edith Wharton's Old New York," Midwest Quarterly, Vol. 30, No. 1, Autumn 1988, pp. 27^4.

Godfrey examines...

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