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A motor-flight through France

by Edith Wharton

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Published by C. Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edith Wharton ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC28 .W6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 201 p.
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23379415M
    LC Control Number08030288
    OCLC/WorldCa191256

    Title: Redefining “The Romance of Travel” in Edith Wharton’s A Motor‐Flight Through France Abstract approved: _____ Peter Betjemann In the beginning of her travelogue, A Motor‐Flight Through France (), Edith Wharton declares that “the motor‐car has restored the romance of travel.” Many scholars have taken this statement as. Read this book on Questia. A Motor-Flight through France by Edith Wharton, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of A Motor-Flight through France ().

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    This book is a fascinating look into the early days of automobile touring and, understandably, a very different view of France than the traveller sees today. However I was not aware from its Amazon description that this was an enlarged photocopy of the Scribner edition of Edith Wharton's A motor flight through France/5(3). A Motor-Flight Through France (Part I) the approach to each town through the area of ugliness and desolation created by the railway itself, it has given us back the wonder, the adventure and.


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A Motor-Flight Through France book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Shedding the turn-of-the-century social confines she f /5. Sep 18,  · This book is a fascinating look into the early days of automobile touring and, understandably, a very different view of France than the traveller sees today.

However I was not aware from its Amazon description that this was an enlarged photocopy of the Scribner edition of Edith Wharton's A motor flight through awordathought.com by: Sep 18,  · This book is a fascinating look into the early days of automobile touring and, understandably, a very different view of France than the traveller sees today.

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Originally published inA Motor-Flight Through France is considered by many to. The tour, together with further exploration the following year, was the basis for a series of articles in the Atlantic Monthly, collected and published in her book, A Motor-Flight Through France.

Orléans: General view of the town. Edith Wharton (/ ˈ hw ɔːr t ən /; born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, – August 11, ) was an American novelist, short story writer, playwright, and awordathought.comn drew upon her insider's A motor-flight through France book of the upper class New York "aristocracy" to realistically portray the lives and morals of the Gilded awordathought.com was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in Notable awards: Pulitzer Prize for Literature, The.

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Edith Wharton proclaims in the opening lines of A Motor-flight through France that "the motor-car has restored the romance of travel"—then sets off in the new invention to explore the cities and countryside of the nation she loved above all.

Wharton's spirited account of her journey is a declaration of her passion for travel and her deep affinity for the people and places of France. Summary: A Motor-Flight Through France, Edith Wharton's first French travel book, has been termed by her biographer R.

Lewis "perhaps the best of Edith Wharton's always superior and original travel books."Based on three automobile journeys taken in andthe book points up the perfections of France during the Belle Époque.

Nov 15,  · While Wharton’s novels are darkly funny and deliciously catty, and her short stories are populated by adulterers, murderers, and artists, A Motor-Flight Through France captures all of the riches and charm of France during the Belle Époque in gorgeous, romantic prose.

Like many Americans, Wharton was utterly beguiled by France at the dawn of /5. INTRODUCTION nonfiction, among them three books of travel, Italian Backgrounds (), A Motor-Flight Through France (), and In Morocco ().

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