post-war novels of Edith Wharton
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post-war novels of Edith Wharton 1917-1938 by Michael A. Peterman

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Published by s.n.] in [Toronto .
Written in English


  • Wharton, Edith, -- 1862-1937 -- Criticism and interpretation

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Edition Notes

Statementby Michael A. Peterman.
ContributionsToronto, Ont. University.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 514 leaves.
Number of Pages514
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19731017M

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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. - Edith Wharton Biography and List of Works - Edith Wharton Books. Edith Wharton: Four Novels: A Library of America College Edition (Library of America College Editions) by Edith Wharton, R. W. B. Lewis, et al. | Oct 1, out of 5 stars 5. Among her later novels are Twilight Sleep (), Hudson River Bracketed (), and its sequel, The Gods Arrive (). Her autobiography, A Backward Glance, appeared in In all Wharton published more than 50 books, including fiction, short stories, . • The Touchstone, • The Valley of Decision, • Sanctuary, • The House of Mirth, • Madame de Treymes, • The Fruit of the Tree, • Ethan Frome, • The Reef, • The Custom of the Country, • Bunner Sisters, • Summer, • The Marne, • The Age of.

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed) These three brilliantly wrought, tragic novellas explore the repressed emotions and destructive passions of working-class people far removed from the social milieu usually inhabited by Edith Wharton's characters. Ethan Frome is one of Wharton's most famous works; it.   Hermione Lee's majestic biography of Edith Wharton describes a writer whose greatest work of art was her own life Hilary Spurling Sat 10 Feb Author: Hilary Spurling. 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 . Edith Wharton: Four Novels of the s LOA N° i. Edith Wharton: The House of Mirth (Paperback Classic) i. Edith Wharton: Selected Poems. i. The Collected Stories of Edith Wharton (two volumes) i. Edith Wharton: Collected Stories – LOA N°

Wharton was born during the Civil War; although Wharton in describing her family life does not mention the war except that their travels to Europe after the war were due to the depreciation of American currency. From to , the Jones family visited France, Italy, Germany, and e awards: Pulitzer Prize for Literature, The .   Who was Edith Wharton? In a career spanning over 40 years, Edith Wharton published more than 40 books, including books on architecture and travel. 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 Letters. Edith Wharton () is one of the best American Author: Maddie Rodriguez.   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 House of Mirth (), Wharton’s tenth book and her first novel of contemporary life, was an immediate runaway bestseller, with , copies in print within three months of publication. The story of young Lily Bart and her tragic sojourn among the upper class of turn-of-the-century New York, it touches on the insidious effects of social.