New Books and Articles: 2020 – present

(Books on Wharton are in bold. Links to previous bibliographies are at the bottom of this page.)


Orlando, Emily J., ed. The Bloomsbury Handbook to Edith Wharton. Bloomsbury, 2023.


Bulamur, Ayse Naz. “Artifice of Love in Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence.” American Literary Realism, vol. 54, no. 2, 2022, pp. 150-69,

Fama, Katherine. “Feeling “Like a Queen”: Later-Life Single Women at Home in Modern American Short Fiction.” Single Lives: Modern Women in Literature, Culture, and Film, edited by Katherine Fama et al., Rutgers University Press, 2022, pp. x, 240.

Mc Guirk, Kevin. “”He Could Not Find His Voice”: Sound, Ethos, and The Age of Innocence.” American Literary Realism, vol. 54, no. 2, 2022, pp. 135-49,

Rampell, Palmer. “Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie.” Post 45, edited by Palmer Rampell, Stanford University Press, 2022, pp. vii, 240.

Sampson, John. “A Library of One’s Own.” Novel: A Forum on Fiction, vol. 55, no. 1, 2022, pp. 146-50,

Wakamiya, Lisa Ryoko. “The Worlds That Women Collect.” Literatures as World Literature, edited by Robin Truth Goodman, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022, pp. x, 310.


Asya, Ferda. Teaching Edith Wharton’s Major Novels and Short Fiction. Palgrave Macmillan, 2021.

Coit, Emily. American Snobs: Transatlantic Novelists, Liberal Culture and the Genteel Tradition. Edinburgh University Press, 2021. Edinburgh Critical Studies in Atlantic Literatures and Cultures.

Davis, Cynthia J. Pain and the Aesthetics of Us Literary Realism. Oxford University Press, 2021.

Grabher, Gudrun. “Edith Whartons.” Der Generationenroman, edited by Helmut Grugger and Johann Holzner, Walter de Gruyter Inc., 2021, pp. xii, 1082.

Jie, Hu. ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews, vol. 34, no. 3, 2021, pp. 248-54.

Keyser, Catherine. “US Women Writers, Sexual Violence, and Narrative Resistance.” Cambridge Themes in American Literature and Culture, edited by Jean M. Lutes and Jennifer Travis, Cambridge University Press, 2021, pp. xiv, 375.

Murillo, Cynthia. “A New-England Kind of “Fetch”: The Vampire-Witch in Edith Wharton’s Gothic Fiction.” American Women’s Regionalist Fiction: Mapping the Gothic, edited by Monika Elbert and Rita Bode, Palgrave Macmillan (London), 2021, pp. xiii, 372.

Ohler, Paul. “Intimacy and Neurasthenia in Edith Wharton’s Early Stories.” Studies in American Naturalism, vol. 16, no. 1, 2021, pp. 22-40,

Petrie, Windy Counsell. “The Artist’s Soul or the Woman’s Life: Renunciation in EEdith Wharton’s A Backward Glance and Grace King’s Memories of a Southern Woman of Letters.” Templates for Authorship: American Women’s Literary Autobiography of the 1930s, edited by Windy Counsell Petrie, University of Massachusetts Press, 2021, pp. xii, 307.

Wardley, Lynn. “Naturalism, Regionalism, and Climate (in)Determinism.” Cambridge Themes in American Literature and Culture, edited by Michael Boyden, Cambridge University Press, 2021, pp. xiv, 370.


Armbruster, Elif S. “Ants Become Giants: Laura Ingalls’s Pioneering Perspective in The.” Gendered Ecologies: New Materialist Interpretations of Women Writers in the Long Nineteenth Century, edited by Dewey W. Hall et al., Clemson University Digital Press, 2020, pp. xii, 262.

Coit, Emily. “Edith Wharton’s Microscopist and the Science of Language.” The Palgrave Handbook of Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Science. Edited by Ahuja et al. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.

Costa, Cynthia Beatrice. “An Ironic Overlay: The Use of Voice-over Narration In.” Adaptation: The Journal of Literature on Screen Studies, vol. 13, no. 2, 2020, pp. 161-75,

Dawson, Melanie V. Edith Wharton and the Modern Privileges of Age. University Press of Florida, 2020.

Evron, Nir. The Blossom Which We Are: The Novel and the Transience of Cultural Worlds. State University of New York Press, 2020. Suny Series, Literature … In Theory.

Fredericks, Sarah. “Names by the Numbers: A Quantitative Close Reading of Mrs. Manson Mingott and Madame Olenska’s Shifting Names and Identities in Edith Wharton’s.” Critical Insights, edited by Robert C. Evans, Salem Press; Grey House Publishing, 2020, pp. xxxi, 338.

Gilder, Cornelia Brooke. Edith Wharton’s Lenox. Arcadia, 1920.

Jones, Sharon L. “Rebelling and Resisting Oppressions: The Depiction of Waking, Dreaming, Drowsiness, and Sleeping in Nella Larsen’s.” CLA Journal, vol. 63, no. 1, 2020, pp. 103-20,

Kelly, Alice. Commemorative Modernisms: Women Writers, Death and the First World War. Edinburgh University Press, 2020.

Lee, Hermione. “A House of Air.” Lives of Houses, edited by Kate Kennedy and Hermione Lee, Princeton University Press, 2020, pp. xviii, 298.

Liming, Sheila. What a Library Means to a Woman: Edith Wharton and the Will to Collect Books. University of Minnesota Press, 2020.

Ohri, Indu. “Inhabiting the House of Edith Wharton’s Fiction: Rewriting the Captive Woman in Deborah Noyes’s.” Adaptation in Young Adult Novels: Critically Engaging Past and Present, edited by Dana E. Lawrence and Amy L. Montz, Bloomsbury Academic, 2020, pp. viii, 246.

Palmer, Stephanie. ‘Compromised Conclusions: Market Considerations and the Open Ending in New Woman Short Stories’, Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies 16.1 (Spring 2020),

Rennie, David A. American Writers and World War I. Oxford University Press, 2020.

Ricard, Virginia. “Edith Wharton Au Tournant.” Rencontres: Serie Theorie Litteraire, edited by Fabien Dubosson and Philippe Geinoz, Editions Classiques Garnier, 2020, p. 281.

Ridge, Emily. “Writing Modernist Women: Toward a Poetics of Insubstantiality.” Women Making Modernism, edited by Erica Gene Delsandro, University of Florida Press, 2020, pp. vii, 238.

Roux, Pascale. “Entretien.” Revue des Sciences Humaines, vol. 338, no. 1, 2020, pp. 181-95.

Sampson, Joan. “Untimely Love: The Aesthetics and Politics of Anachronism in The Age of Innocence.” Novel: A Forum on Fiction, vol. 53, no. 2, 2020, pp. 254-73.

Saravia, Joaquin. “Suenos Patriarcales: El Ideal De La Masculinidad Blanca Estadounidense Como Anhelo Inalcanzable En.” Babel: Aspectos de Filoloxia Inglesa e Alema, vol. 29, 2020, pp. 121-42.

Tibbetts, John C. “”The Terror of Solitude”: The Supernatural Fiction of Edith Wharton.” Penumbra: A Journal of Weird Fiction and Criticism, vol. 1, 2020, pp. 120-47.

Totten, Gary. “Wharton’s Wild West: Undine Spragg and the Dakota Divorce.” Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literature, Culture, and Theory, vol. 76, no. 2, 2020, pp. 1-28,

Vanderlaan, Kim and John Swift. “Wharton and Cather.” American Literary Scholarship: An Annual, 2020, pp. 107-21,

Weingarten, Karen. “Debility and Disability in Edith Wharton’s Novels.” College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies, vol. 47, no. 3, 2020, pp. 580-605,

Wilson, Michael. “Teaching Edith Wharton’s.” Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice, vol. 11, no. 1, 2020, pp. 89-106,

Zibrak, Arielle, ed. Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence: New Centenary Essays. Bloomsbury, 2020.

New Books
New Articles 2020-present