"Roman Fever" is a short story by American writer Edith Wharton. It was first
published in the magazine Liberty in 1934, and was later included in Wharton's
When Roman fever stalked the streets it must have been comparatively easy ....
The term malaria itself derives from the Italian words mala aria, meaning bad air.
Mar 11, 2008 ... Mrs. Slade and Mrs. Ansley have known each other for a long time. When they
were young girls both competing for the attention of Delphin ...
While Roman fever probably refers to malaria, Wharton's metaphoric use of ... or
friendship--are so intertwined in this story that the definite meaning of the title is
unclear. Roman fever may be a metaphor for transgressive sexuality, for sexual ...
Sep 29, 2009 ... Bauer, Dale M. “Edith Wharton's “Roman Fever”: A Rune of History. ..... Nor can
she control her text's interpretation: Grace is not humiliated by ...
Roman Fever and Other Stories study guide contains a biography of Edith
Wharton, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, ...
Jan 22, 2013 ... Like "The Other Two" and "Autres Temps," Wharton's 1934 story, "Roman Fever"
deals with its characters' perceptions of themselves and others ...
An introduction to Roman Fever by Edith Wharton. Learn about the book and the
historical context in which it was written.
Irony and Symbolism in Roman Fever - The short story, “Roman Fever” illustrates
the shocking relationship between two women, Mrs. Ansley and Mrs. Slade, ...
Interpreting Edith Wharton's "Roman Fever". Definitive criteria for judging the
success or failure of a work of fiction are not easily agreed upon; individuals