The Age of Innocence
  • Author : Edith Wharton
  • Release Date : 04 March 1998
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 380
  • ISBN 13 : 9780684842370
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Book excerpt: As Newland Archer prepares to marry docile May Welland, the return of the mysterious Countess Olenska turns his life upside down

The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence

Author : Edith Wharton
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
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As Newland Archer prepares to marry docile May Welland, the return of the mysterious Countess Olenska turns his life upside down...

The New York Stories of Edith Wharton

The New York Stories of Edith Wharton

Author : Edith Wharton
Publisher : New York Review of Books
Genre : Fiction
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A New York Review Books Original Edith Wharton wrote about New York as only a native can. Her Manhattan is a city of well-appointed drawing rooms, hansoms and broughams, all-night cotillions, and resplendent Fifth Avenue flats. Bishops’ nieces mingle with bachelor industrialists; respectable wives turn into excellent mistresses. All are ...

SUMMER

SUMMER

Author : Edith Wharton
Publisher : 右灰文化傳播有限公司可提供下載列印
Genre : Fiction
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A girl came out of lawyer Royall's house, at the end of the one street of North Dormer, and stood on the doorstep. It was the beginning of a June afternoon. The springlike transparent sky shed a rain of silver sunshine on the roofs of the village, and on the ...

The Reef

The Reef

Author : Edith Wharton
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton  Fantasy and Horror Classics

The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton Fantasy and Horror Classics

Author : Edith Wharton
Publisher : Read Books Ltd
Genre : Fiction
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Edith Wharton was one of the most successful authors of the early 20th century. In 1921, she became the first woman to ever receive the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Age of Innocence. Aside from her literary fiction, Wharton was widely respected as a writer of ghost stories. Collected here ...

In Morocco

In Morocco

Author : Edith Wharton
Publisher : Read Books Ltd
Genre : Travel
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This early work by Edith Wharton was originally published in 1920 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'In Morocco' is a travel journey in which Wharton details her observations and experiences while in colonial North Africa. Edith Wharton was born in New York City in 1862. ...

The Custom of the Country  Romance Classic

The Custom of the Country Romance Classic

Author : Edith Wharton
Publisher : e-artnow
Genre : Fiction
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The Custom of the Country tells the story of Undine Spragg, a Midwestern girl who attempts to ascend in New York City society. The Spraggs, a family of midwesterners from the city of Apex who have made money through somewhat shady financial dealings, arrive in New York City at the ...

Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton

Author : Richard Warrington Baldwin Lewis
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Authors, American
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Edith Wharton and the Visual Arts

Edith Wharton and the Visual Arts

Author : Emily J. Orlando
Publisher : University of Alabama Press
Genre : Art
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An insightful look at representations of women’s bodies and female authority. This work explores Edith Wharton's career-long concern with a 19th-century visual culture that limited female artistic agency and expression. Wharton repeatedly invoked the visual arts--especially painting—as a medium for revealing the ways that women's bodies have been ...

Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton

Author : Hermione Lee
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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From Hermione Lee, the internationally acclaimed, award-winning biographer of Virginia Woolf and Willa Cather, comes a superb reexamination of one of the most famous American women of letters.Delving into heretofore untapped sources, Lee does away with the image of the snobbish bluestocking and gives us a new Edith Wharton-tough, ...

The Buccaneers

The Buccaneers

Author : Edith Wharton
Publisher : New Canadian Library
Genre : Fiction
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Set in the 1870s, the same period as Wharton's The Age of Innocence, The Buccaneers is about five wealthy American girls denied entry into New York Society because their parents' money is too new. At the suggestion of their clever governess, the girls sail to London, where they marry lords, ...

The Valley of Decision

The Valley of Decision

Author : Edith Wharton
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Italy
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This novel is set in eighteenth-century Italy and focuses on the rise and conflicts of Odo Valsecca, who deals with virtually every social class of the period. Here Wharton pits folks inspired by the antireligious thoughts of Rousseau and Voltaire against the orthodox leaders of the day. This is a ...