General Background Resources on Wharton
Edith Wharton's World: Portraits of People and Places
An online exhibition from the National Portrait Gallery
The Edith Wharton Society--Edith Wharton: Primary Sources on Line
This page provides links to a remarkable number of novels, short stories, poems, and journal articles published by Wharton. It also links to the reviews written in response to the initial publication of her works.
Edith Wharton Bibliography, Complete Listing of Texts on the Web
A useful set of resources on Wharton including links to e-texts, pertinent websites, and bibliographies; constructed by Donna M. Campbell of Gonzaga University's English Dept. This site includes The House of Mirth A Selected Bibliography
Edith Wharton at the Domestic Goddesses Web-site
Includes brief description of Wharton's life and work along with links to criticism, a bibliography, and additional resources on Wharton and other 19th and 20th century American women writers.
Texts by Wharton Available On-Line
Edith Wharton Texts a Look Smart
"The Vice of Reading," by Edith Wharton
Edith Wharton E-texts at Hanover College
"The Descent of Man" at UV's Electronic Text Center
The Responses of Wharton's Contemporaries to her Work
You can find reviews of Wharton's work indexed under her name at The University of Virginia's Modern English Collection -- Electronic Text Center, Subject: Women Writers. Included are:
About Mrs. Wharton, in Chronicle and Comment
"The Novels of Mrs. Wharton," a review by Henry Dwight Sedgwick
You can also use Search Engines at the Lyceum locate additional resources on the web.
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