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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 -- Psychology,
  • Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 -- Knowledge -- Psychology,
  • Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 -- Relations with men,
  • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Psychological fiction, American -- History and criticism,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Psychology,
  • Femininity in literature,
  • Psychoanalysis and literature -- United States,
  • Women in literature,
  • Sex in literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-196) and index.

StatementGloria C. Erlich.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3545.H16 Z646 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 210 p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1538272M
ISBN 100520075838
LC Control Number91016671

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In the areas of maternal affection and sexual experience, Edith Wharton had been deprived, whereas Morton Fullerton had experienced excess. Wharton's early deprivation created a gap in her sense of being, a deficit to which she owed much of her shyness, fear of intimacy, and delayed sexual awakening. Lapham's Quarterly has published an excerpt of erotica by Edith Wharton — and it's surprisingly racy. Check out the Wharton you didn't read in English class. Saturday History Lesson: That Time Edith Wharton Wrote Erotica. By Michelle Dean. July 14th, Lewis connected the graphic depiction of sex not to Teddy Wharton, but to Edith’s brief affair with a journalist-dandy-type, a “Gatsby of the boulevards,” as her biographer Hermione Lee would call and most of her greatest books were.   There's no sex in Edith Wharton's best known work. Her Pulitzer prize-winning novel The Age of Innocence chronicles a decades-long affair between a man and his wife's cousin—where the two lovers.

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