Short Story Bibliographies: "The Muse's Tragedy"

Go to the main bibliography on Wharton's short stories. This resource includes books that also discuss this story.


Bennett, Bridget. "'Precious Allusions': Female Muses and Authorising Writing." Essays and Studies 51 (1998): 140-60.

Campbell, Donna M., "'The (American) Muse's Tragedy': Jack London, Edith Wharton, and the Little Lady of the Big House." Jack London: One Hundred Years a Writer. Ed. Sara S. Hodson, and Jeanne Campbell Reesman. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 2002. 189-216.

Orlando, Emily. Edith Wharton and the Visual Arts. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2009.

Salecl, Renata, and Slavoj Zizek. "I Can't Love You Unless I Give You Up." Gaze and Voice as Love Objects. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 1996. 179-207.

Saltz, Laura. "From Image to Text: Modernist Transformations in Edith Wharton's 'the Muse's Tragedy'." Edith Wharton Review 19.2 (2003): 15-21.

Witzig, M. Denise, Alfred Bendixen, and Annette Zilversmit. "'the Muse's Tragedy' and the Muse's Text: Language and Desire in Wharton." Edith Wharton: New Critical Essays. New York: Garland, 1992. 261-70.