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Wharton, Edith 1862-1937

Overview
Works: 2,561 works in 11,487 publications in 24 languages and 438,575 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Short stories  Poetry  Film adaptations 
Subject Headings: Novelists, American  Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Creator, Dedicatee, Originator
Classifications: PS3545.H16, 813.52
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The age of innocence by Edith Wharton( Book )

894 editions published between 1920 and 2019 in 14 languages and held by 18,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elegant portrait of desire and betrayal in Old New York. In the highest circle of New York social life during the 1870's, Newland Archer, a young lawyer, prepares to marry the docile May Welland. Before their engagement is announced, he meets May's cousin, the mysterious, nonconformist Countess Ellen Olenska, who has returned to New York after a long absence
The house of mirth by Edith Wharton( Book )

614 editions published between 1905 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 16,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragic story of a beautiful young woman caught up in the shallow and corrupt world of New York society at the turn of the century, where wealth and social status are everything
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton( Book )

668 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 20 languages and held by 14,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a poor farm near Starkfield in western Massachusetts, Ethan Frome struggles to wrest a living from the land, unassisted by his whining and hypochondrialcal wife Zeena. When Zeena's young cousin Mattie Silver is left destitute, and only place she can go is Ethan's farm. An embittered and man and an enchanting young woman meeting in such circumstances unleash predictable consequences as passions are aroused between the three protagonists
Summer by Edith Wharton( )

205 editions published between 1917 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 6,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charts the sexual awakening of young Charity Royall from her carefree life in June through her affair in July and August, ending in autumn with her de facto abandonment and marriage of convenience to the man who raised her
The glimpses of the moon by Edith Wharton( )

116 editions published between 1922 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 5,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Lansing and Susy Branch agree to marry and spend a year or so sponging off their wealthy friends, but if either should find someone else who can advance them socially, they're each free to dissolve the marriage
The custom of the country by Edith Wharton( Book )

249 editions published between 1913 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 4,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Undine Spragg, selfish and spoiled, determines to gain admittance into turn-of-the-century New York society
The reef by Edith Wharton( Book )

185 editions published between 1912 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 4,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American lady in France discovers that the man she is about to marry has had an affair with her daughter's governess
The touchstone by Edith Wharton( )

102 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Glancing by chance at an advertisement in the Spectator, Stephen Glennard perceives a way to escape the downward spiral his career has taken, begin a new life for himself, and win the hand of the beautiful Alexa Trent. It would seem he has one highly sought-after possession: the letters written to him by the eminent and now deceased author, Margaret Aubyn. All he need do is silence his uneasy conscience and sell the letters for publication." "As the publicity frenzy around its publication heightens, the Aubyn Letters becomes the latest hot topic among the glamorous and money-driven society that Glennard's wealth now gives him entree to. And the source of greatest fascination is the identity of the man whom Aubyn so adored by who has betrayed her so irrevocably. Glennard, resolute in his silence, can only watch in dismay as, from the grave, Aubyn begins to exert a powerful and unmistakable influence over him."--Jacket
The buccaneers : a novel by Edith Wharton( Book )

85 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wealthy young American girls visit England and lay siege to the hearts of members of the nobility
The letter by Edith Wharton( )

15 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 3,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novels by Edith Wharton( Book )

47 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 2,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame de Treymes by Edith Wharton( )

71 editions published between 1906 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic tale of thwarted love
The age of innocence by Edith Wharton( Recording )

152 editions published between 1920 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrayal of New York society in the 1870's where money was important but counted less than manners and morals
Novellas and other writings by Edith Wharton( Book )

31 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 2,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second Edith Wharton volume in The Library of America series contains five tales of Edith Wharton along with her autobiography and a previously unpublished autobiographical fragment
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton( )

119 editions published between 1911 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragic story of Ethan Frome, a New England farmer married to a hypochondriac and in love with his wife's lively cousin, Mattie
The valley of decision; a novel by Edith Wharton( )

93 editions published between 1892 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 2,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel is set in eighteenth-century Italy and focuses on the rise and conflicts of Odo Valsecca, who deals with virtually every social class of the period. Here Wharton pits folks inspired by the antireligious thoughts of Rousseau and Voltaire against the orthodox leaders of the day. This is a long and complex novel
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Sanctuary by Edith Wharton( )

76 editions published between 1903 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother tries to save her son from consequences of a taint she suspects he inherited from his father
The children by Edith Wharton( Book )

87 editions published between 956 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early twentieth-century American author Edith Wharton's 1928 novel about a group of seven step-siblings who strike up a relationship with a solitary bachelor on a yacht while hoping that their parents' reconciliation lasts. One of Mrs. Wharton's latest novels, this is a story of expatriate Americans in the 1920s. Its theme is the predicament of children whose rich, pleasure-mad parents progress through marriages and divorces as casually as they flit around the fashionable European resorts of the period
Artemis to Actaeon, and other verse by Edith Wharton( )

36 editions published between 1909 and 2014 in English and held by 2,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critics have suggested that due to the emotional quality of the poems contained in Artemis to Actaeon and Other Verse, €Wharton may have used poetry as a journalistic emotional outlet, turning to it when she needed to infuse order onto her emotional life. Given the use of formal patterns, motifs and mythical archetypes in classical poetry, it is easy to see how Wharton could shape allegories for her own life using the same structures and archetypes. These poems explore Wharton's feminist concerns regarding women's emotions, sexuality, desire and fertility
 
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The house of mirthEthan FromeSummerThe glimpses of the moonThe custom of the countryThe reefThe touchstoneThe buccaneers : a novel
Alternative Names
Aiḍith Vhārṭan

Aiḍith Whārṭan

Edit Uorton

Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton Amerikaans schrijfster

Edith Wharton amerikansk författare

Edith Wharton amerikansk skribent

Edith Wharton romancière américaine

Edith Wharton scrittrice statunitense

Edith Wharton US-amerikanische Romanautorin

Edith Whartonová americká spisovatelka

Gouorton, Intith 1862-1937

Jones , Edith

Jones, Edith 1862-1937

Jones, Edith Newbold 1862-1937

Newbold Jones, Edith

Olivieri, David.

Olivieri, David 1862-1937

Uorton, Ėdit 1862-1937

Vārtone, Edīte, 1862-1937

Vhārṭan, Aiḍith

Vortone, Edīte, 1862-1937

Wārtūn, Iydith, 1862-1937

Wharton, E. N. 1862-1937

Wharton, E. N. (Edith Newbold), 1862-1937

Wharton, Edith

Wharton, Edith 1862-1937

Wharton, Edith N. 1862-1937

Wharton, Edith Newbold

Wharton, Edith Newbold 1862-1937

Wharton , Edith Newbold Jones

Wharton, Edith Newbold Jones 1862-1937

Wŏt‘ŏn, Idisŭ, 1862-1937

Γουορτον, ινιτιθ, 1862-1937

ΙΝΤΙΘ ΓΟΥΟΡΤΟΝ, ΙΝΤΙΘ, 1862-1937

Идит Вортон

Уортон, Эдит

Уортон, Эдит 1862-1937

Эдит Уортон

אדית וורטון

וורטון, אדית, 1862-1937

ורטון, אדית, 1862-1937

إديث وارتن، 1862-1937

إديث وارتون

إديث وارتون، 1862-1937

ادیت وارتون نویسنده آمریکایی

ایدیت وارتون

ایڈتھ وھارٹن

وارتن، إديت، 1862-1937

وھارٹن, ایڈتھ

ਏਡਿਥ ਵਾਰਟਨ

ଏଡ଼ିଥ୍ ହାରଟନ୍ ସାହିତ୍ୟିକ

อีดิธ วอร์ทัน

ედით უორტონი

와턴, 에디스 1862-1937

와튼, 에디스 1862-1937

워턴, 이디스 1862-1937

워튼, 에디스 1862-1937

워튼, 에디스 뉴볼드 1862-1937

워튼, 이디스 1862-1937

워튼, 이디스 뉴볼드 1862-1937

워튼, 이디쓰 1862-1937

월톤, 이디스 뉴볼드 1862-1937

이디스 워튼

존스, 이디스 뉴볼드 1862-1937

훠턴, 에디스 1862-1937

イーディス・ウォートン

ヴォートン

ウォートン, イーディス

ウォートン, イーデス

ウォールトン

伊迪丝·华顿

华尓顿, 伊迪斯

埃迪絲, 華尓頓

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