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Hotels in Literature

Jean Rhys’s Hotels of Flux and Comfort

by Laura Oulanne Eat. Drink. Walk. March. Back to the hotel. To the Hotel of Arrival, the Hotel of Departure, the Hotel of the Future,…
Hotels in Literature

“Her mind was an hotel”: Edith Wharton’s “Xingu”

Mrs. Leveret’s sense of being adrift was intensified by the appearance of Mrs. Ballinger’s drawing-room. To a careless eye its aspect was unchanged; but those…
Hotels in Literature

HOTEMS on the beach

They were young, educated, and both virgins on this, their wedding night, and they lived in a time when a conversation about sexual difficulties was…
Hotels in Literature

Neapolitan Hotels in George Gissing’s The Emancipated

By Efterpi Mitsi George Gissing’s The Emancipated, published in 1890, uses the author’s own experience from his first and long-awaited journey to Italy.  The novel…

Hotel Modernisms: 1890-1950

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