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The Parvenu’s Plot
Gender, Culture, and Class in the Age of Realism
Stephanie Foote

University of New Hampshire Press



Contents

• Acknowledgements
• INTRODUCTION Signs Taken for Blunders
• CHAPTER 1 Mrs. Newlyrich on the Threshold: The Business of Etiquette Manuals
• CHAPTER 2 An Archive of Faux Pas: Reading Up on Print Culture
• CHAPTER 3. Henry James and the Parvenus: Reading Taste in
The Spoils of Poynton
• CHAPTER 4 Above Oneself: Edith Wharton and the Arrivistes
• CHAPTER 5 The Gender of the Parvenu
• EPILOGUE The Parvenu's Plot
• Notes
• Biblography
• Index

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