Hildegard Hoeller is Professor of English at CUNY-CSI with an appointment in English and Women's Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center. She is the author of Edith Wharton's Dialogue with Realism and Sentimental Fiction and the past president of The Edith Wharton Society. Her academic and teaching interests are 19th and 20th Century American literature, with an emphasis on women writers and African-American writers. Her other publications include Keywords for Academic Writers , co-authored with Rebecca Brittenham, The Norton Critical Edition of Horatio Alger's Ragged Dick, and scholarly articles in journals such as American Literature, American Literary Realism, American Transcendental Quarterly, ESQ, African-American Review, Edith Wharton Review, Dreiser Studies, and others.
Hildegard Hoeller appears in the following:
Friday, November 11, 2011
Lily is a smart single woman, a beauty in demand on the party circuit. But Lily is nearing thirty, and struggling to manage money, friendships, and romance. In The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton examined the dangerous compromises facing a woman who wants to set her own destiny ...
Friday, October 29, 2010
In The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton examined the dangerous compromises facing a woman who wants to set her own destiny, and broke ground for countless writers who followed.