Edith Wharton: Current Bibliography, 2012-present

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Solan, Yair. “‘Striking Stereopticon Views’: Edith Wharton’s ‘Bunner Sisters’ and Nineteenth-Century Magic Lantern Entertainment.” Studies in American Naturalism 7.2 (2012): 135-150. Print.

Butterworth-McDermott, Christine. “Lustful Fathers and False Princes: ‘Cinderella’ and ‘Donkeyskin’ Motifs in Edith Wharton’s Summer and Katherine Mansfield’s Short Stories. Katherine Mansfield Studies. 4.1 (Fall 2012): 63-78.

Scanlan, Sean. “Going No Place? Foregrounding Nostalgia and Psychological Spaces in Wharton’s The House of Mirth.” Style 44.1-2 (2010): 207-229. Print (and online at:

Please list Edith Wharton at Home: Life at The Mount with your recent publications. It was written by the architectural historian Richard Guy Wilson with a foreword by Pauline Metcalf. John Arthur did the contemporary photography.
The book was published in September 2012 by Monacelli Press and is listed on their website.


Journal of the Short Story in English n°58,
Presses Universitaires d’Angers.
A special issue on the Short Stories of Edith Wharton. Guest editor Virginia Ricard.

To order, contact at the Presses Universitaires d’Angers.


Linda Collinge-Germain, Foreword

Virginia Ricard, Introduction

Sarah Whitehead, Make It Short: Edith Wharton’s Modernist Practices in her Short Stories

David Malcolm, Breaches of Realist Conventions in Edith Wharton’s Short Fiction

Robin Peel, Realism and Ritual in the Italian Short Stories of Edith Wharton

Audrey Giboux, The Epistolary Motif and Literary Creation in Edith Wharton’s Short Stories: Narrative, Aesthetic and Moral Issues

Agnès Berbinau-Dezalay. Reading and Readers in Edith Wharton’s Short Stories

Joanna Scutts, “Writing a War Story”: The Female Author and the Challenge of Witnessing

William Blazek, Reading the Ruins: “Coming Home,” Wharton’s Atrocity Story of the First World War

Gary Totten, Imagining the American West in Wharton’s Short Fiction

Nancy Von Rosk, Prince Charming or Animal Bridegroom?: Fairy Tale Elements in Edith Wharton’s “Bunner Sisters”

Jennifer Haytock, The Dogs of “Kerfol”: Animals, Authorship, and Wharton

Gina Rossetti, Old Entanglements: Spectral Spouses in Edith Wharton’s “The Other Two” and “Pomegranate Seed”

Michael Pantazzi, A Face of One’s Own: Edith Wharton and the Portrait in her Short Fiction

Brigitte Zaugg,The Art of Irresolution in Edith Wharton’s “The Lady’s Maid’s Bell”

Joseph Urbas, “Sermons in Stone”: Théophile Gautier’s Emaux et Camées and Edith Wharton’s “The Eyes”

Virginia Ricard,Bibliography


Alsop, Elizabeth. “Refusal to Tell: Withholding Heroines in Hawthorne, Wharton, and Coetzee.” College Literature 39 3 (2012): 84-105. Print.

Boyd, Ailsa. “‘The Decoration of Houses’: The American Homes of Edith Wharton.’ The Journal of the Decorative Arts Society 30 (2006): 76-93. PrintNew

Brivic, Sheldon. “The Lacanian Phallus and the Lesbian One in Wharton’s ‘Xingu’.” Journal of Modern Literature 35 2 (2012): 25-36. Print.

Butterworth-McDermott, Christine. “Lustful Fathers and False Princes: ‘Cinderella’ and ‘Donkeyskin’ Motifs in Edith Wharton’s Summer and Katherine Mansfield’s Short Stories. Katherine Mansfield Studies. 4.1 (Fall 2012): 63-78.New

Campbell, Donna. “Edith Wharton Meets Aquaman: The Glimpses of the Moon and Imperiled Male Culture in Entourage.” Journal of Popular Culture 45 6 (2012): 1152-68. Print. New

Evron, Nir. “Realism, Irony and Morality in Edith Wharton’s the Age of Innocence.” Journal of Modern Literature 35 2 (2012): 37-51. Print.

Hans, Julia Boissoneau. The Transparent Mask: American Women’s Satire 1900-1933. 2012. Print.

Jessee, Margaret Jay. “Trying It On: Narration and Masking in the Age of Innocence.” Journal of Modern Literature 36 1 (2012): 37-52. Print. New

Knights, Pamela. “Edith Wharton’s ‘Venetian Backgrounds.'” Venice and the Cultural Imagination: “This Strange Dream upon the Water.” Ed. Michael O’Neill, Mark Sandy and Sarah Wootton. London: Pickering, 2012. 109-26, 186-9. PRINT.

Knights, Pamela. “Edith Wharton.” A Companion to Twentieth-Century United States Fiction. Ed. David Seed. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. 209-18. PRINT.

Mayne, Michael. “Place and Agency in the House of Mirth.” Journal of Narrative Theory 42 1 (2012): 1-20. Print.New

Monteiro, George. “‘Good Country People’: Stories by Louise Clarkson and Edith Wharton.” American Literary Realism 44 3 (2012): 271-76. Print.

Peleato, Floreal. “Supreme Renoncement: Le Temps De L’innocence.” Positif: Revue Mensuelle de Cinema 619 (2012): 110-12. Print.

Powell, Laura L. Sew Speak! Needlework as the Voice of Ideology Critique in ‘the Scarlet Letter’, ‘a New England Nun’, and ‘the Age of Innocence’. 2012. PrintNew

Shinbrot, Victoria. “Risk and Subversion in Edith Wharton’s the House of Mirth.” Orbis Litterarum: International Review of Literary Studies 67 1 (2012): 39-60. Print.

Bendixen, Alfred. A Companion to the American Novel. 2012.

Puskar, Jason Robert. Accident Society : Fiction, Collectivity, and the Production of Chance. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2012. Print.

Wharton, Edith, Anna Catherine Bahlmann, and Irene C. Goldman-Price. My Dear Governes : The Letters of Edith Wharton to Anna Bahlmann. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012. Print.

Williams, Jason Richard. Competing Visions: Women Writers and Male Illustrators in the Golden Age of Illustration. 2012. Print.

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