Madame de Treymes
ناشر: amazon - Penguin
زبان کتاب: انگلیسی
تعداد صفحه: 90
اندازه کتاب: جیبی - سال انتشار: 1995
مروری بر کتاب
Edith Wharton's "Madame de Treymes" is a remarkable example of the form. It is the story of the tactical defeat but moral victory of an honest and upstanding American in his struggle to win a wife from a tightly united but feudally minded French aristocratic family. He loses, but they cheat. . . .
In a masterpiece of brevity, Wharton dramatizes the contrast between the two opposing forces: the simple and proper old brownstone New York, low in style but high in principle, and the achingly beautiful but decadent Saint-Germain district of Paris. The issue is seamlessly joined