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Edith Wharton feared that the 'ill-bred', overseas and negative may crush a local American elite. Drawing on more than a few turn-of-the-century social records, unpublished archival fabric and all of Wharton's novels, Jennie A. Kassanoff argues extra exact photo of her appreciation of yank tradition and democracy develops via much less engagement with those arguable perspectives. She pursues her subject matter via documenting Wharton's lively participation in turn-of-the-century discourses starting from euthanasia and tourism to pragmatism and local american citizens.

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