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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2023, 5(4); doi: 10.25236/FSST.2023.050413.

The Comprehensive Research of Feminism in Edith Wharton's Novels


Jie Chen

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Jie Chen

College of Foreign Languages, Bohai University, Jinzhou, China


Chinese literature and foreign literature constitute the world literature system, reflecting the wisdom of human literature and art. The two promote each other and progress together, facing the development of Chinese literature against the background of foreign literature. Based on the theory of literary criticism and comparative literature, this thesis comprehensively uses the literature research method, the psychology research method, the close reading of texts, the comparative research method and the "three theories" research method to evaluate and analyze the feminism often shown in Wharton's novels. This paper deeply understands Wharton's exploration of the ideal social order and ideal new women, and displays from more perspectives the features of this outstanding writer and the social culture at that time, as well as the lasting charm and the value of The Times of her works, so as to provide reference for the creation of Chinese feminist literature.


Edith Wharton's Novels; Feminism; Comprehensive Research; Research Status; Main Points

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Jie Chen. The Comprehensive Research of Feminism in Edith Wharton's Novels. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 4: 73-77. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.2023.050413.


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