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The stories of Edith Wharton.

Edith Wharton

The stories of Edith Wharton.

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Published by Touchstone Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published Simon & Schuster, 1988.

Statementselected and introduced by Anita Brookner.
ContributionsBrookner, Anita.
The Physical Object
Pagination(320)p. ;
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17402645M
ISBN 100671718355

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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. “Novellas” includes only those works published separately; others such as “Bunner Sisters” were included in short story.

House of Mirth, novel by Edith Wharton, published in The story concerns the tragic fate of the beautiful and well-connected but penniless Lily Bart, who at age 29 lacks a husband to secure her position in society. One of America's most important novelists, Edith Wharton was a refined, relentless chronicler of the Gilded Age and its social mores.

Along with close friend Henry James, she helped define literature at the turn of the 20th century, even as she wrote classic nonfiction on travel, decorating and her own life. Wharton wrote and told stories from an early age. When her family moved to Europe and she was just four or five she started what she called "making up." Wharton began writing poetry and fiction as a young girl, and attempted to write her first novel at age eleven.

Her mother's criticism quashed her ambition and she turned to e awards: Pulitzer Prize for Literature, The. The New York Stories of Edith Wharton gathers twenty stories of the city, written over the course of Wharton’s career. From her first published story, “Mrs. Manstey’s View,” to one of her last and most celebrated, “Roman Fever,” this new collection charts the growth of an American master and enriches our understanding of the central themes of her work, among them the meaning of marriage, /5(7).

The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton's 12th novel, which takes its title from a painting of A Little Girl by Joshua Reynolds, was first serialised in four parts during in the Pictorial. Edith Wharton (–) was an American novelist—the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Age of Innocence in —as well as a short story writer, playwright, designer, reporter, and into one of New York's elite families, she drew upon her knowledge of upper class aristocracy to realistically portray the lives and morals of the Gilded ed on: Octo Edith Wharton Biography - Born Edith Newbold Jones, to a wealthy New York family, Edith combined her insights into the privileged classes with her natural wit to write books and short fiction notable for their humor and incisiveness.

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She won a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and as The Mount reports, an honorary Doctorate of Letters from Yale University, and a full membership in the American Academy of Arts and : Maddie Rodriguez. The Age of Innocence is a novel by American author Edith was her twelfth novel, and was initially serialized in in four parts, in the magazine Pictorial that year, it was released as a book by D.

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The novel was published inset in the fictitious town of Starkfield, Massachusetts, whose naming is a subtle overture to the book's mood.

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Wharton's protagonists challenge social taboos, but are unable to overcome the barriers of social convention. Wharton's personal experiences, opinions, and passions influenced her writing.

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