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Details"Fantastic collection for Wharton fans and new readers. I think this is perfect for students." - Georgetown University Born into wealth and aristocracy, Edith Wharton (1862-1937) was a member as well as an observer of fashionable New York society. Aspirations to authorship consigned her to outsider status among the idle rich; nevertheless, she drew upon her privileged social position to create witty and psychologically insightful novels and short stories about people from all walks of life.This well-rounded introduction to Wharton's works features the complete text of her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Age of Innocence, as well as her haunting novella, Ethan Frome. Several excerpts from her highly influential guide to interior design, The Decoration of Houses, offer samples of Wharton's nonfiction style. The collection also includes four short stories as well as several poems.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Edith Wharton (1862-1937) was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. Nominated three times for the Nobel Prize in Literature, she received the Pulitzer Prize for The Age of Innocence in 1921. Wharton drew upon her privileged social position to create witty and psychologically insightful novels and short stories.
SKU Code PRK B 3484 Weight in Kg 0.1300 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486791210 Author Name EDITH WHARTON Publisher Name DOVER PUBLICATION