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The age of innocence

Story of the manners and morals of New York society in the later 1800's, focusing on a handsome young lawyer who cannot decide between passion and propriety in his women.

The stories of Edith Wharton —Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937.

Written from the turn of the century to the 1930s, these short stories offer look at the glittering but restrictive society of New York and cosmopolitan Europe, as well as portraits of women in search of fulfillment.

Edith Wharton abroad : selected travel writings, 1888-1920 —Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937.
Large Print
1996
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"Selections describe the author's experiences in Italy, France, and Morocco and share her observations on the people and cultures she encountered." -- Amazon.ca

The writing of fiction —Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937.

A rare work of nonfiction from Edith Wharton, The Writing of Fiction contains brilliant advice on writing from the first woman ever to win a Pulitzer Prize - for her first novel, The Age of Innocence. In The Writing of F...

The house of mirth : authoritative text, backgrounds and contexts, criticism —Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937, author.

"This [edition] includes: the 1905 book edition of the novel, complete with A. B. Wenzell's eight original illustrations; a preface and explanatory footnotes by Elizabeth Ammons; an abundant selection of contextual mater...

The age of innocence —Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937.
Book On CD
2008
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It's elitist New York in the 1870s. Newland Archer, a young lawyer, is engaged to May Welland. However, when he encounters the lovely and mysterious Countess Ellen Olenska, Archer steers from his moral compass, compromis...

The reef —Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937.

Edith Wharton was at the height of her enormous literary powers when she published The Reef in 1912, and everything about this novel suggests a mastery so complete that it can achieve nothing higher. The plot, which tell...

The buccaneers

Four young American girls journey from America to England in search of romance and adventure in this exquisite production of Edith Wharton's final book.

The house of mirth —Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937.

Lily Bart was comfortable in turn-of-the-century New York's society circles, until she broke the rules which denied her nothing but honor.

Эпоха невинности Epokha nevinnosti —Уортон, Эдит, 1862-1937 —Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937

A portrayal of New York society in the 1870's where money was important but counted less than manners and morals.

The house of mirth

The story takes place at the opening of a new century, one that held forth all kinds of promises, especially for women. In this post-Victorian Fifth Avenue milieu, Lily Bart, an unmarried woman of 29 with dwindling pros...

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