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Short stories of Edith Wharton, 1910-1937

Edith Wharton

Short stories of Edith Wharton, 1910-1937

by Edith Wharton

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by R.W.B. Lewis.
ContributionsLewis, R. W. B.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 900 p. ;
Number of Pages900
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14486924M
ISBN 100684141140
LC Control Number74011681
OCLC/WorldCa2038659

Edith Wharton (Janu – Aug ) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in . 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 Age.

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Product Information. Certain Peopleby Edith WhartonA collection of six short stories. The book starts with Atrophy, a neat study of near desperation in tight social surroundings as Nora Frenway bravely seeks to visit her gravely ill lover Christopher only to come up against the polite rebuff presented by his domineering sister Jane Aldiss. Edith Wharton ( - ). Edith Wharton (born Edith Newbold Jones, Janu – Aug ) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer.


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(Pssst: Want even more books set in New England or New York. We’ve got you covered with our must-read lists. And learn more about Wharton’s fascinating life at the Edith Wharton Society’s page.). But among Wharton’s publications is a little-known volume of paranormal tales, The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton.

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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.Short Story Collections. The Greater Inclination, Crucial Instances, The Book of the Homeless, The Mount is a turn-of-the-century home, designed and built by Edith Wharton in A National Historic Landmark, today The Mount is a cultural center that celebrates the intellectual, artistic and humanitarian legacy of.