The Wheel of Life

by Ellen Glasgow
1906
    PART I - Impulse

  1. IN WHICH THE ROMANTIC HERO IS CONSPICUOUS BY HIS ABSENCE

  2. TREATS OF AN ECCENTRIC FAMILY

  3. APOLOGISES FOR AN OLD-FASHIONED ATMOSPHERE

  4. USHERS IN THE MODERN SPIRIT

  5. IN WHICH A YOUNG MAN DREAMS DREAMS

  6. SHOWS THAT MR. WORLDLY-WISE-MAN MAY BELONG TO EITHER SEX

  7. THE IRRESISTIBLE FORCE

  8. PROVES THAT A POOR LOVER MAY MAKE AN EXCELLENT FRIEND

  9. OF MASQUES AND MUMMERIES

  10. SHOWS THE HERO TO BE LACKING IN HEROIC QUALITIES

  11. IN WHICH A LIE IS THE BETTER PART OF TRUTH
    PART II - Illusion

  1. OF PLEASURE AS THE CHIEF END OF MAN

  2. AN ADVANCE AND A RETREAT

  3. THE MOTH AND THE FLAME

  4. TREATS OF THE ATTRACTION OF OPPOSITES

  5. SHOWS THE DANGERS AS WELL AS THE PLEASURES OF THE CHASE

  6. THE FINER VISION

  7. IN WHICH FAILURE IS CROWNED BY FAILURE

  8. "THE SMALL OLD PATH"

  9. THE TRIUMPH OF THE EGO

  10. IN WHICH ADAMS COMES INTO HIS INHERITANCE

  11. ON THE WINGS OF LIFE
    PART III - Disenchantment

  1. A DISCONSOLATE LOVER AND A PAIR OF BLUE EYES

  2. THE DEIFICATION OF CLAY

  3. THE GREATEST OF THESE

  4. ADAMS WATCHES IN THE NIGHT AND SEES THE DAWN

  5. TREATS OF THE POVERTY OF RICHES

  6. THE FEET OF THE GOD

  7. IN WHICH KEMPER IS PUZZLED

  8. SHOWS THAT LOVE WITHOUT WISDOM IS FOLLY

  9. OF THE FEAR IN LOVE

  10. THE END OF THE PATH
    PART IV - Reconciliation

  1. SECRET CHAMBERS

  2. IN WHICH LAURA ENTERS THE VALLEY OF HUMILIATION

  3. PROVES A GREAT CITY TO BE A GREAT SOLITUDE

  4. SHOWS THAT TRUE LOVE IS TRUE SERVICE

  5. BETWEEN LAURA AND GERTY

  6. RENEWAL