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A Motor-Flight Through France Edith Wharton

A Motor-Flight Through France

Edith Wharton

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ISBN : 9780875805535
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253 pages
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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 inMoreShedding 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 Whartons use of the genre of travel writing and places Whartons work in the context of her life and times.