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Michael Gorra

Michael Gorra

Michael Gorra is the author of Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece and The Saddest Words: William Faulkner’s Civil War, among other books. He teaches at Smith. (April 2022)

Edith Wharton, circa 1901; photograph by Zaida Ben-Yusuf

Losing the American Tone

Four Novels of the 1920s: The Glimpses of the Moon, A Son at the Front, Twilight Sleep, The Children

by Edith Wharton, edited by Hermione Lee

May 25, 2017 issue

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