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Wharton, Edith 1862-1937

Overview
Works: 2,379 works in 10,716 publications in 22 languages and 434,452 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short stories  Biography  Poetry  Biographies 
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 )

844 editions published between 1920 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 13,156 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
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton( Book )

647 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 18 languages and held by 11,823 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
The house of mirth by Edith Wharton( Book )

600 editions published between 1905 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 10,883 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
The custom of the country by Edith Wharton( Book )

227 editions published between 1913 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 4,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

72 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

182 editions published between 1917 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,132 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
Collected stories, 1891-1910 by Edith Wharton( Book )

42 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 3,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With this volume (a companion to Collected Stories 1891-1910), The Library of America presents the finest of Wharton's achievement in short fiction, drawn from the more than eighty stories she published over the course of her astonishing career. Here, in settings familiar and exotic, are all of Wharton's characteristic qualities and themes: her candid exploration of relations between the sexes; her satire, sometimes gentle, sometimes despairing, of social class and its distinctions; her keen-eyed observation of the minutiae of character; her unflinching recognition of the power of conventional morality and the limits of passion, tempered by her delightful sense of play."--Jacket
Novels by Edith Wharton( Book )

46 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reef by Edith Wharton( Book )

174 editions published between 1912 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,743 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
Novellas and other writings by Edith Wharton( Book )

31 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 2,503 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
The age of innocence by Edith Wharton( Recording )

138 editions published between 1920 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,482 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
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton( Recording )

112 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,449 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
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,360 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
The children by Edith Wharton( Book )

77 editions published between 956 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,201 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
The glimpses of the moon by Edith Wharton( Book )

96 editions published between 1922 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,156 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 touchstone : [a story] by Edith Wharton( Book )

100 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young lawyer sells a package of love letters written to him over the years by a distinguished novelist to raise money to pay for his wedding to another woman. His secret comes back to haunt him and, when he confesses to his wife, their marriage is reduced to resigned coexistence
Sanctuary by Edith Wharton( Book )

75 editions published between 1903 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

71 editions published between 1906 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic tale of thwarted love
In Morocco by Edith Wharton( Book )

53 editions published between 1920 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices with a small display
The Age of Innocence by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

80 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York City in the 1870s, a rigid social code governs how people talk, walk, meet, part, dine, earn their livings, fall in love, and marry. Not a word of the code is written down anywhere, but these people have been studying it since they were born. In this elegant milieu, marriages, like treaties between nations, exist to provide for the orderly transmission of wealth; scions of old and rich families understand that their personal desires have no place in the design. One such is Newland Archer, engaged to marry pretty young May Welland. When he becomes entranced with May's cousin Ellen, the notorious Countess Olenska, every member of that class mobilizes to prevent Archer from doing anything that threatens their needs
 
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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

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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Ethan FromeThe house of mirthThe custom of the countryThe buccaneers : a novelSummerCollected stories, 1891-1910NovelsThe reef