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Edith Wharton, 1862-1937.

Olivia E. Coolidge

Edith Wharton, 1862-1937.

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

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  • Wharton, Edith, -- 1862-1937.,
  • Wharton, Edith, -- 1862-1937.

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    A biography of the novelist, a contemporary of Henry James, who wrote about New York society life in such noted works as The House of Mirth and The Age of Innocence.

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    LC ClassificationsPS3545.H16 Z64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination221 p.
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17067588M

    Edith WHARTON ( - ) Edith Wharton became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction with this novel about Old New York society. Newland Archer is wealthy, well-bred, and engaged to the beautiful May Welland.


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Her previous literary effort was a collection of short stories titled "The Greater Inclination" and this is a longer story, roughly what we would today call a novella/5(7). The House of Mirth [Edith Wharton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Wharton, Edith, Publication date Topics World War, Publisher New York: Pages: Works by Edith Wharton () An Edith Wharton Chronology (includes more exact dates of publication) Edith Wharton's stories with original dates of publication.

Information adapted from Shari Benstock, “Chronology of Works by Edith Wharton” in No Gifts from Chance, pp. Edith Wharton (), an American author of immense erudition and talent, was born during the Civil War into a wealthy and prominent family of Old New York.

She wrote more than forty volumes of stories, novels, poetry, memoir, house decoration, travel, and other subjects. Edith Wharton, née Edith Newbold Jones, (born JanuNew York, New York, U.S.—died AugSaint-Brice-sous-Forêt, near Paris, France), American author best known for her stories and novels about the upper-class society into which she was born.

- Born Edith Newbold Jones, to a wealthy New York family, Edith combined her insights into the privileged classes with her natural wit 1862-1937. book write books and short fiction notable for their humor and incisiveness.

Ina she married Edward (Teddy) Robbins Wharton, who was twelve years her senior. Get this from a library. Edith Wharton, [Olivia E Coolidge] -- A biography of the novelist, a contemporary of Henry James, who wrote about New York society life in such noted works as The House of Mirth and The Age of Innocence.

by Edith Wharton () Approximate Word Count: I he dreamed of the production of his long-planned book on the "Economic Basis of Culture"; One of the strangest things she was afterward to recall out of all the next day's incredible strangeness was the sudden and complete recovery of her sense of security.

Social Realism Edith Wharton () [] Peter Powell, Edith Wharton (c. ), courtesy of the Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Edith Wharton was born into a wealthy, conservative, New York family that traced its lineage back to the colonial settlement of the city.

Edith Wharton () Illustrations from the first edition of The House of Mirth. The Edith Wharton Society Site provides links to all of Wharton's works available online, bibliographies, questions and answers about Wharton, and links to other sites.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Edith Wharton (Wharton, Edith, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Wharton, Edith, Afterward (original magazine version) (illustrated HTML at Virginia) Wharton, Edith, The Age of Innocence (Gutenberg text) Wharton, Edith, The Age of Innocence.

Explore our list of Wharton, Edith ()->Biography Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Born into a wealthy family as Edith Newbold Jones, she was well-educated with private tutors.

Starting at the age of four, she traveled to Europe often and had a formal debut into society. In after a broken marriage engagement and the love of her life never asking the question, she married a banker, Edward Wharton, thus this was the Burial: Cimetière des Gonards.

Edith Wharton () is one of the best American authors, and deserves her place on your to-be-read list. Category ID: (Pssst: Want even more books set in New England or New York?Author: Maddie Rodriguez. Edith WHARTON ( - ) The House of Mirth (), by Edith Wharton, is a novel about New York socialite Lily Bart attempting to secure a husband and a place in rich society.

It is one of the first novels of manners in American literature, and one of the first to openly explore how American Victorian society offered little social mobility. (Wharton, Edith, ) The Online Books Page hasn't yet cataloged the following titles: You can also look up this author on The Online Books Page, which may list additional titles from other sites.

This catalog page is provided by The Online Books Page, and. Edith Wharton () Contributing Editor: Elizabeth Ammons Classroom Issues and Strategies. In my experience, students divide sharply on Wharton.

Some love her work, responding particularly to the elegance and precision of her prose and the sharpness of her wit; others don't like her at all, finding it hard to "get into" her fiction because she seems so cold.

Born into a prosperous New York family, Edith Wharton () wrote more than 15 novels, including The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and other esteemed books.

She was distinguished for her work in the First World War and was the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Letters from Yale : Golgotha Press. Edith Wharton, She Wrote About the Young and Innocent in a Dishonest World Octo During her lifetime Edith Wharton published about fifty books on a number of : VOA Learning English.

Born into a prosperous New York family, Edith Wharton () wrote more than 15 novels, including The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and other esteemed books.

She was distinguished for her work in the First World War and was the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Letters from Yale : Shrine of Knowledge. Edith Wharton () was a writer and the first woman to earn a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction; she was also a friend of Theodore and Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt.

Like Theodore Roosevelt, Edith Newbold Jones was born into a wealthy New York family. Her parents, George Frederic and Lucretia Rhinelander Jones, took Edith and her two siblings with them on their many trips to.

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Edith Wharton (–) From Edith Wharton: Collected Stories – “A French Palisade” [Edith Wharton at the front]. Frontispiece from Wharton’s collection of journalism, Fighting France, from Dunkerque to Belfort (). Many readers—and even many fans of Edith Wharton. Edith Wharton ( - ).

Edith Wharton (born Edith Newbold Jones, Janu – Aug ) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer.

Edith Wharton’s vocation was confirmed already in childhood, when her most “intense & enduring” pastime was improvising long narratives before she had even learned to read: “This devastating passion grew on me to such an extent that my parents became alarmed.” When in she showed her first novel, set in eighteenth-century Italy, to Henry James, he expressed.

Wharton, Edith, Online books by this author are available. See also what's at Wikipedia, your library, or elsewhere. Broader term: Authors; Narrower terms: Wharton, Edith, -- Criticism and interpretation. Edith WHARTON ( - ) The House of Mirth tells the story of Lily Bart, a woman who is torn between her desire for luxurious living and a relationship based on mutual respect and love.

One of the major figures in American literary history, Edith Wharton () was the author of more than 40 works, inluding novels, short stories, poetry, and non-fiction. The first volume includes the following short stories: 'Kerfol', 'Mrs. Manstey's View', 'The Bolted Door', 'The Dilettante', 'The House of the Dead Hand', and various poems.

Born into a prosperous New York family, Edith Wharton () wrote more than 15 novels, including The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and other esteemed books. She was distinguished for her work in the First World War and was the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Letters from Yale University/5().

By: Edith Wharton () Wharton's novella Summer, like her more famous work Ethan Frome, is set in a very small rural New England town. Charity Royall longs to escape the claustrophobic confines of North Dormer and the inappropriate advances of her guardian Mr.

Royall, who adopted her as a child from the nearby Mountain community.5/5(1). Born into a prosperous New York family, Edith Wharton () wrote more than 15 novels, including The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and other esteemed books.

She was distinguished for her work in the First World War and was the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Letters from Yale University. Edith Wharton (–) enjoyed a prolific career that stretched over forty years and included the publication of more than forty books, among them such classics as The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and The Age of Innocence, for which she became.

Edith WHARTON ( - ) American novelist Edith Wharton was living in Paris when World War I broke out in She obtained permission to visit sites behind the lines, including hospitals, ravaged villages, and trenches.

Wharton, Edith, -- Correspondence, Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence, Authors, American -- 19th century -- Correspondence Publisher New York: Scribner Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor Internet Archive Language EnglishPages: Edith Wharton — Tweet.

Many of Wharton’s novels are characterised by a subtle use of dramatic irony. Having grown up in upper-class pre-World War I society, Wharton became one of its most astute critics. In such works as The House of Mirth and The Age of Innocence she employed both humour and profound empathy to describe the lives.

Wharton, Edith Overview. Works: (Book) Edith Wharton and the visual arts by Emily J Orlando () Pioneers & caretakers: a study of 9 American women novelists by Louis Auchincloss (Book.

Edith Wharton (–) published more than forty books during her lifetime, including the classic Gilded Age society novels Ethan Frome, The House of Mirth, and The Age of Innoc view more Edith Wharton (–) published more than forty books during her lifetime, including the classic Gilded Age society novels Ethan Frome, The House of Mirth, and The Age of .Edith Wharton (b.

JanuNew York, NY–d. AugVal-d'Oise, France) was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. Edith Wharton was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer and designer. The Age of Innocence () won the Pulitzer Prize for literature, making her the first woman to win the award.

She spoke fluent French as well as several other languages and many of her books were published in both French and