"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.
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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
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explanation of the title within the historical context of Rome and ...
The setting of Edith Wharton's short story “Roman Fever”. (1934) is consciously
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