Selected Bibliography of Recent Criticism
The Mother's Recompense

Barnett, Louise K. "American Novelists and the 'Portrait of Beatrice Cenci'." New England Quarterly: A Historical Review of New England Life and Letters 53.2 (1980): 168-83.

Heller, Tamar. "Victorian Sensationalism and the Silence of Maternal Sexuality in Edith Wharton's the Mother's Recompense." Narrative 5.2 (1997): 135-42.

Johnston, William R. "Edith Wharton and Henry Walters." Maryland Humanities 80 (2001): 14-19.

Raphael, Lev. "Shame in Edith Wharton's the Mother's Recompense." American Imago: Studies in Psychoanalysis and Culture 45.2 (1988): 187-203.

Thornton, Edie. "Selling Edith Wharton: Illustration, Advertising, and Pictorial Review, 1924-1925." Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literature, Culture, and Theory 57.3 (2001): 29-59.

Tonkovich, Nicole. "An Excess of Recompense: The Feminine Economy of the Mother's Recompense." American Literary Realism 26.3 (1994): 12-32.

Walker, Nancy. "Mothers and Lovers: Edith Wharton's the Reef and the Mother's Recompense." The Anna Book: Searching for Anna in Literary History. Ed. Mickey Pearlman. Contributions to the Study of World Literature Number: 46: Greenwood, Westport, CT Pagination: 91-98, 1992. xvii, 229.

Wolff, Cynthia Griffin. Novellas and Other Writings: Madame De Treymes, Ethan Frome, Summer, Old New York, the Mother's Recompense, a Backward Glance. 47: New York, NY : Library of America, 1990.

Woods, Susan L. "The Solace of Separation: Feminist Theory, Autobiography, Edith Wharton, and Me." Creating Safe Space: Violence and Women's Writing. Eds. Tomoko Kuribayashi and Julie Tharp: State U of New York P, Albany, NY Pagination: 27-46, 1997. vi, 239.