Wharton, Edith (1862-1937)

24 Jan. 1862 – 11 Aug. 1937

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Pertinent Archives:

American Foundation for the Blind (misc. papers) (http://www.afb.org/)
Amherst College Library (correspondence with Harrison Griswold Dwight and William Crary Brownell) (https://www.amherst.edu/library/)
Barnard College Library (correspondence and manuscripts of women including Wharton) (http://www.barnard.columbia.edu/library/)
Boston Public Library (correspondence in which Katherine Abbott Sanborn comments on Wharton) (http://www.bpl.org/)
Bryn Mawr College Archives (records of agreement with Margaret Ayer Barnes) (http://www.brynmawr.edu/Library/speccoll/archivesresources.shtml)
Columbia University, Oral History Collection (interviews commenting on Wharton) (http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/)
Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (correspondence with Eleanor Robson Belmont) (http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/rbml/)
The Huntington Library (correspondence with Mrs. Mary Cadwalder Jones and Zo�kins) (http://www.huntington.org/)
Indiana University, Lilly Library (correspondence, diaries, unpublished poems, manuscripts of A Backward Glance, The Gods Arrive, and The Age of Innocence, and photos) (http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/index.php)
Johns Hopkins University, Milton S. Eisenhower Library, Special Collections (personal correspondence, primarily to Mr. and Mrs. John W. Garrett of Baltimore) (http://www.library.jhu.edu/collections/specialcollections/index.html)
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (correspondence with Owen Wister) (http://www.loc.gov/rr/mss/)
The New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives (correspondence with Albert E. Sterner) (http://www.nypl.org)
Princeton University Library, Manuscript Division (letters and literary manuscripts, including typescripts of what appear to be chapters of The Writing of Fiction) (http://www.princeton.edu/~rbsc/department/manuscripts/)
Smith College, Neilson Library, Rare Book Room (letters and/or literary manuscripts) (http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/rarebook/)
Smith College, Sophia Smith Collection (correspondence relating to Grace Kellogg Griffith Smith’s The Two Lives of Edith Wharton (1965)) (http://www.smith.edu/libraries/ssc/)
University of California, Berkeley, The Bancroft Library, Manuscripts Division (correspondence with Gelett Burgess) (http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/LHRD/msscat.html)
University of Texas at Austin, Humanities Research Center (correspondence, manuscript of “What America Is Fighting For,” a galley proof of Writing for Love or for Money) (http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/)
University of Virginia Library, Manuscripts Department (correspondence, manuscripts, photos, and other papers of women including Wharton) (http://www2.lib.virginia.edu/small/collections/overview.html)

Legacy References:

Bendixen, Alfred. “Review of eds. R. W. B. Lewis and Nancy Lewis’s The Letters of Edith Wharton.” Legacy 6.2 (1989):  66-67.

Brooks, Kristina. “Review of Allison Berg’s Mothering the Race: Women’s Narratives of Reproduction, 1890-1930.” Legacy 20.1 (2003):  202-03. [GW]  [LION]

Brooks, Kristina. “New Woman, Fallen Woman: The Crisis of Reputation in Turn-of-the-Century Novels by Pauline Hopkins and Edith Wharton.” Legacy 13.2 (1996):  91-112.

Carlin, Deborah. “Review of Deborah Lindsay Williams’s Not in Sisterhood: Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, Zona Gale, and the Politics of Female Authorship.” Legacy 20.1 (2003):  213. [GW]  [LION]

D’Amore, Maura. “Review of Emily J. Orlando’s Edith Wharton and the Visual Arts and Annette Benert’s The Architecural Imagination of Edith Wharton: Gender, Class, and Power.” Legacy 26.1 (2009):  179-82. [MUSE]  [GW]  [LION]

Dawson, Melanie. “Review of ed. Gary Totten’s Memorial Boxes and Guarded Interiors: Edith Wharton and Material Culture.” Legacy 25.2 (2008):  341-43. [LION]

Glasser, Leah Blatt. “Review of eds. Joyce W. Warren and Margaret Dickie’s Challenging Boundaries: Gender and Periodization and ed. Monika M. Elbert’s Separate Spheres No More: Gender Convergence in American Literature, 1830-1930.” Legacy 18.2 (2001):  245-7. [GW]  [LION]

Goldsmith, Meredith. “Other People’s Clothes”: Homosexuality, Consumer Culture, and Affective Reading in Edith Wharton’s Summer Legacy 27.1 (2010):  109-127. [MUSE]  [GW]  [LION]

Goldsmith, Meredith. “Review of Betsy Klimasmith’s At Home in the City: Urban Domesticity in American Literature and Culture, 1850-1930.” Legacy 24.1 (2007):  144-45. [LION]

Harris, Sharon M. “Review of Elaine Showalter’s Sister’s Choice: Tradition and Change in American Women’s Writing.” Legacy 10.2 (1993):  142-43.

Harrison-Kahan, Lori. “‘Queer myself for good and all’: The House of Mirth and the Fictions of Lily’s Whiteness.” Legacy 21.1 (2004):  36-49. [LION]

Haytock, Jennifer. “Marriage and Modernism in Edith Wharton’s Twilight Sleep.” Legacy 19.2 (2002):  216-29. [GW]  [LION]

Hersey, Eleanor. “‘I am not a Monster’: Homophobia, Nostalgia, and Edith Wharton’s The Buccaneers.” Legacy 16.2 (1999):  177-92. [GW]  [LION]

Killoran, Helen. “Review of David Holbrook’s Edith Wharton and the Unsatisfactory Man, Raphael Lev’s Edith Wharton’s Prisoners of Shame: A New Perspective on Her Neglected Fiction, and Gloria C. Erlich’s The Sexual Education of Edith Wharton.” Legacy 10.2 (1993):  145-7.

Littenberg, Marcia. “Review of Josephine Donovan’s After the Fall: The Demeter-Persephone Myth in Wharton, Cather, and Glasgow and Sarah Way Sherman’s Sarah Orne Jewett, An American Persephone.” Legacy 7.1 (1990):  65-6.

Logan, Lisa M. “Review of ed. Susan L. Roberson’s Women, America, and Movement: Narratives of Relocation.” Legacy 17.1 (2000):  111-12. [GW]  [LION]

Marchand, Mary V. “Death to Lady Bountiful: Women and Reform in Edith Wharton’s The Fruit of the Tree.” Legacy 18.1 (2001):  65-78. [GW]  [LION]

Merish, Lori. “Review of Melanie Dawson’s Laboring to Play: Home Entertainment and the Spectacle of Middle-Class Cultural Life, 1850-1920.” Legacy 23.2 (2006):  210-12. [LION]

Rich, Charlotte. “Review of Hildegard Hoeller’s Edith Wharton’s Dialogue with Realism and Sentimental Fiction.” Legacy 19.2 (2002):  263-64. [GW]  [LION]

Singley, Carol. “Review of Claire Preston’s Edith Wharton’s Social Register.” Legacy 19.2 (2002):  264. [GW]

Smith, Gail K. “Review of Dorothy Z. Baker’s America’s Gothic Fiction: The Legacy of Magnalia Christi Americana.” Legacy 26.1 (2009):  177-78. [MUSE]  [GW]  [LION]

Sofer, Naomi Z. “Review of Deborah Barker’s Aesthetics and Gender in American Literature: Portraits of the Woman Artist and Linda M. Grasso’s The Artistry of Anger: Black and White Women’s Literature in America, 1820-1860.” Legacy 20.1 (2003):  211-12. [GW]  [LION]

Sorisio, Carolyn. “Review of ed. Karen L. Kilcup’s Soft Canons: American Women Writers and Masculine Tradition.” Legacy 17.2 (2000):  229. [GW]  [LION]

Voeller, Carey R. “Review of Annamaria Formichella Elsden’s Roman Fever: Domesticity and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Writing.” Legacy 25.1 (2008):  170-71. [LION]

Wegener, Frederick. “Review of A Historical Guide to Edith Wharton.” Legacy 21.1 (2004):  105-06. [LION]