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The New York stories of Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton

The New York stories of Edith Wharton

by Edith Wharton

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Published by New York Review Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdith Wharton ; selected and with an introduction by Roxana Robinson.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesNew York Review Books classics
    ContributionsRobinson, Roxana.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3545.H16 A6 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 452 p. ;
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21599612M
    ISBN 101590172485
    ISBN 109781590172483
    LC Control Number2007019564

    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 /5(13). EDITH WHARTON (–) was born in New York City. Her father, George Jones, was a relative of the Joneses that fashionable people proverbially strive to keep up with; her mother, Lucretia Archive Search Books by Rating Android App Menu.

      The four short novels in this collection by the author of The Age of Innocence are set in the New York of the s, '50s, '60s, and '70s, each one revealing the tribal codes and customs that ruled society, portrayed with the keen style that is uniquely Edith Wharton's/5(5).   This compilation in the New York Review Books Classics series contains about 2/3 of her total short story output that is tied to NYC. Wharton is simply a master stylist; in fact Louis Auchincloss suggests nobody surpassed her ability to write lucid and polished prose/5.

      Edith Wharton (—) published more than forty volumes of novels, short stories, verse, essays, travel books, and memoirs. She was born into a distinguished New York family and was educated privately in the United States and abroad. Among her best-known work is Ethan Frome, The House of Mirth, and The Age of Innocence, for which she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Age of Innocence, novel by Edith Wharton, published in The work presents a picture of upper-class New York society in the late 19th century. The story is presented as a kind of anthropological study of this society through references to the families and their activities as tribal. Winner of.


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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, the /5(16).

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.

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Edith Wharton () published more than forty volumes of novels, short stories, verse, essays, travel books, and memoirs. She was born into a distinguished New York family and was educated privately in the United States and abroad. Among her best-known work is Ethan Frome, The House of Mirth, and The Age of Innocence, for which she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize.4/5(3).

The matter of divorce arises in a number of other stories here, including in one of the very greatest and saddest stories Edith Wharton ever wrote. “Autre Temps” begins with Mrs. Lidcote, divorced and exiled from New York to Europe for many years, returning to America to lend support to her daughter, Leila, who has just been divorced Author: Katherine A.

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Originally published in and long out of print, these tales are vintage Wharton, dealing boldly with such themes as infidelity, illegitimacy, Cited by: 3. A New York Review Books Original It was in New York City that Edith Wharton's literary and cultural sensibility was formed.

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Though she moved in to France, where she spent the 4/5(1). What Edith Wharton Knew, a Century Ago, About Women and Fame in America. If Undine Spragg, the heroine of Wharton’s novel “The Custom. 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(14).

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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 3/5(1). Old New York is my first experience reading Edith Wharton but it wont be my last. These four short novellas are set in New York society, each giving the reader a glimpse of the conventions and conduct of polite society during the last half of the 19th century (not always polite and frequently unkind).4/5.

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Bishops’ nieces mingle with bachelor industrialists; respectable wives turn into excellent mistresses. All are governed by a code of behavior as rigid as it is precarious.4/5(3).

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Correction Appended. Though born in New York, Edith Wharton spent most of her life abroad. Inwhen she she divorced her husband of 28 years, the feckless, alcoholic Teddy Wharton. Edith Wharton is the creator and writer of the Old New York series. This fictional series kicked off for the first time in with the release of the debut novel.

It is titled False Dawn. The second book in the series is titled The Old Maid. The third book is The Spark and the fourth and final book in the series is titled New Year’s Day.Completed Book May Regardless of resident status, everyone who encounters New York - in any way - has a story.

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