Wretched Exotic: Essays on Edith Wharton in Europe

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Katherine Joslin, Alan Price
Peter Lang Publishing, Incorporated, Nov 1, 1996 - Literary Criticism - 418 pages
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Marking a new direction in Edith Wharton studies, this collection of provocative essays considers her as a cross-cultural wrier. A resident of France for the last thirty years of her life, Wharton described herself as a "wretched exotic", an American by birth, but a European by inclination and, in fundamental ways, a true citizen of neither. Shari Benstock, Millicent Bell, and Susan Goodman discuss the ambivalent nature of her long residence in France. Their biographical accounts provide background for essays by Cynthia Griffin Wolff, Linda Wagner-Martin, Judith Sensibar, Roger Asselineau, and other leading scholars who analyze Wharton as an expatriate, a European traveler, a WWI participant, and an international literary figure.

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About the author (1996)

Katherine Joslin is a professor of English and director of the program in American studies at Western Michigan University. She is the author of Edith Wharton.

Alan Price is president of INSPIRITAS Corporation (www.inspiritas.com), a consulting and training firm specializing in developing leaders capable of great vision, realistic strategy, and powerful action. Previously he was director of the Global Leadership Initiative at Harvard Business School.

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