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Resource Guide:
Henry James and Edith Wharton

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
Henry JamesPS 2110-2116
Edith WhartonPS 3545

Sample Subject Headings

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  • James, Henry, 1843-1916
  • James, Henry, 1843-1916 - Criticism and interpretation
  • James, Henry, 1843-1916 - Encyclopedias
  • Warton, Edith, 1862-1937
  • Ethan Frome - Critical Essays and Study guides
  • New York (N.Y.) - Fiction

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Edith Wharton & Henry James: the story of their friendshipPS 3545 .H16 E4 1965
Henry James and the "woman business"PS 2127 .F44 H33 1989
Henry James : a life in lettersPS 2123 .A4 1999
Henry James : the critical heritagePS 2124 .G35 1986
The imagination of disaster : evil in the fiction of Henry JamesREMOTE PS 2127 .E9 W3 1961
A historical guide to Edith WhartoPS 3545 .H16 Z663
Edith Wharton : traveler in the land of lettersREMOTE PS 3545 .H16 Z655 1990
Edith Wharton and the novel of mannersREMOTE PS 3545 .H16 Z698 1975
Edith Wharton : a biographyPS 3545 .H16 Z696 1975

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • The Henry James Review (Project Muse)
  • The Edith Wharton Review
  • PMLA
  • Modern Fiction Studies
  • Modern Language Review
  • Journal of Modern Literature
  • American Literature
  • American Quarterly
  • New England Quarterly
  • Nineteenth-Century Literature
  • Twentieth-Century Literature
  • American Literary Realism
  • Studies in American Naturalism

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