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ePub The Stories of Edith Wharton - Volume Two download
Author:
Edith Wharton
ISBN13:
978-0773753624
ISBN:
0773753621
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Publisher:
Simon and Schuster; 1st Edition Uk. edition (1990)
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Short Stories & Anthologies
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Wharton is both under- and over-rated and consistently misinterpreted as a sort of minor Henry James.

Volume 1 opens with her first published story, "Mrs. Manstey's View," and contains the novellas "The Touchstone" and "Sanctuary. Wharton is both under- and over-rated and consistently misinterpreted as a sort of minor Henry James. Best known now for two or three novels set in Edwardian New York, she is a master of the short story.

Her first volume of short stories, The Greater Inclination, came out in 1899.

Her father, George Jones, was a relative of the Joneses that fashionable people proverbially strive to keep up with; her mother, Lucretia. Her first volume of short stories, The Greater Inclination, came out in 1899. Among the most famous of her many novels are The House of Mirth (1905), Ethan Frome (1912), The Custom of the Country (1913), and The Age of Innocence (1920), for which she received the Pulitzer Prize in 1921, the first woman to do so.

However, Wharton also published some 85 short stories throughout her career.

Wharton also wrote many short stories, including ghost stories and poems which we are pleased to publish

Wharton also wrote many short stories, including ghost stories and poems which we are pleased to publish. Volume IV - The Muse’s Tragedy & Other Stories. Born into wealth, this background of privilege gave her a wealth of experience to eventually, after several false starts, produce many works based on it culminating in her Pulitzer Prize winning novel ‘The Age Of Innocence’.

Marriage to Edward Robbins Wharton, who was 12 years older in 1885 seemed to offer much and for some years they travelled extensively.

Born into wealth, this background of privilege gave her a wealth of experience to eventually, after several false starts, produce many works based on it culminating in her Pulitzer Prize winning novel ‘The Age Of Innocence’. Marriage to Edward Robbins Wharton, who was 12 years older in 1885 seemed to offer much and for some years they travelled extensively.

Wharton drew upon her insider's knowledge of the upper class New York "aristocracy" to realistically portray the lives and morals of the Gilded Age. She was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1921. She was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 1996.

This Library of America collection (along with its companion volume, Collected Stories: 1911–1937) presents the finest of Wharton's achievement in short fiction, drawn from the more than eighty stories she published over the course of her career.

The Muse's Tragedy and Other Stories (Signet Classic).

Her first volume of short stories, The Greater Inclination, came out in 1899

Her first volume of short stories, The Greater Inclination, came out in 1899. Roxana Robinson is the author of a biography of Georgia O’Keeffe and of six books of fiction, including the novelSweetwater and the story collection A Perfect Stranger.