Telling Tales 8/28/12
Tuesday’s story is:
“Mrs. Spring Fragrance” by Edith Maude Eaton
Mrs. Spring Fra¬grance, the 1912 story collection from which the title story is included here, offers more than mere chinoiserie: her questions about love, tradi¬tion, and the meaning of “assimilation” in a new nation are still resonant almost a century later.