A Motor-flight Through France

A Motor-flight Through France

Book - 1991
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Shedding the turn-of-the-century social confines she felt existed for women in America, Edith Wharton set out in the newly invented "motor-car" to explore the cities and countryside of France. In A Motor-Flight Through France , originally published in 1908, Wharton combines the power of her prose, her love for travel, and her affinity for France to produce this compelling travelogue.

Now back in print, this edition of will interest students of American literature as well as those who wish to see France through the eyes of a great American writer. The introduction analyzes Wharton's use of the genre of travel writing and places Wharton's work in the context of her life and times.

Publisher: DeKalb : Northern Illinois University Press, 1991
ISBN: 9780875805535
0875805531
9780875801636
0875801633
Branch Call Number: ANF 914.4
Characteristics: xlix, 201 p., [82] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm

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