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Edith Wharton"s travel writing

Sarah Bird Wright

Edith Wharton"s travel writing

the making of a connoisseur

by Sarah Bird Wright

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wharton, Edith, -- 1862-1937 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Wharton, Edith, -- 1862-1937 -- Aesthetics.,
  • Wharton, Edith, -- 1862-1937 -- Journeys.,
  • Authors and publishers -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Travelers" writings, American -- History and criticism.,
  • Voyagesand travels -- Historiography.,
  • Travel in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSarahBird Wright.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 194p. :
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17087107M
    ISBN 100333720296


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