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Edith Wharton A to Z: The Essential Guide to the Life and Work
Edith Wharton A to Z: The Essential Guide to the L

 
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By Sarah Bird Wright (au); Clare Colquitt (fr)
Year: 1998
Pages: 330
Binding Paperback
ISBN 0816-3933X

Product Code: 1437963951

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Both a best-selling popular author and a critically acclaimed novelist of manners, Edith Wharton is known for “The House of Mirth,” “Ethan Frome,” and “The Age of Innocence,” among other novels. She was the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for fiction, and her work has been the basis for numerous plays and films. This comprehensive book includes: More than 450 extensively cross-referenced entries on Wharton’s life and work; synopses of all her works and their critical reception; discussions of important people in her life, including family, friends, and literary associates; analysis of the Gilded Age, Belle Époque, WW1; and places that influenced Wharton’s work and life, from Massachusetts to Italy, Morocco, and France. More than 90 photos and illustrations.

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