An appreciative and grateful author-: Edith Wharton and the House of MacmillanReport as inadecuate

Author: Shafquat Towheed



This essay is the first piece of scholarship to examine the relationship between the expatriate American novelist Edith Wharton (1862-1937) and her chief British publisher, Macmillan and Co.
Entirely original analysis draws extensively upon the author/publisher correspondence held in the Macmillan Archive in the British Library, and challenges existing readings of the firm's handling of women novelists in the period 1900-1930 ...

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