The age of innocence : a novel of ironic nostalgia
|Format:||Print Book 1996|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
A discussion of Edith Wharton's novel of manners, which shows how The Age of Innocence satirically and tragically comments on the restrictive social mores and the position of women in 19th-century American society. Linda Wagner-Martin traces the book's critical reception, comments on its importance, and provides extended analyses of the novel's major characters.
|Series||Twayne's masterwork studies ; no. ; 162.|
-- Age of innocence.
Nostalgia in literature.
Irony in literature.
|Publisher|| New York :Twayne Publishers,1996
xvi, 122 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-118) and index.