When Edith Wharton became friends with Henry James, she joined a group of men who became her "inner circle" or, sometimes, "the happy few." This group included both well-known figures, such as James, Percy Lubbock, and Bernard Berenson, and several now forgotten, including John Hugh Smith, Walter Berry, Gaillard Lapsley, Robert Norton, and Howard Sturgis. Drawing on unpublished archival material by and about members of the circle, Susan Goodman here presents an intimate view of this American expatriate community, as well as ...

Edith Wharton's Inner Circle 2011, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292729155

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Edith Wharton's Inner Circle 1994, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292727717