Most widely held works about Edith Wharton
Most widely held works by Edith Wharton
The age of innocence by Edith Wharton ( Book )
107 editions published between 1920 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Newland Archer is a young lawyer, a member of New York's high society, and engaged to be married to May Welland. Countess Ellen Olenska is May's cousin, and wants a divorce from the Polish nobleman she married. Intelligent and beautiful, she comes back to New York where she tries to fit into the high society life she had before her marriage. Her family and former friends, however, are shocked by the idea of divorce within their social circle, and she finds herself snubbed by her own class. Ellen and Newland fall in love and must choose between passion and conventions.
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton ( Book )
74 editions published between 1911 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Om de fatale følger det får, da et ægtepar på en lille gård får besøg af kvindens søster.
The house of mirth by Edith Wharton ( Book )
69 editions published between 1905 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 61 libraries worldwide
A novel of the aristocratic society of New York in the early 1900's, 'The House of Mirth' is concerned with the personal tragedy of Lily Bart, the beautiful, luxury-loving but intelligent heroine who is broken by the standards of her era. First published in 1905, it was Edith Wharton's first outstanding successful novel.
The reef by Edith Wharton ( Book )
25 editions published between 1912 and 2010 in English and German and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Anna Leath is a young widow, an American living in France. Behind her lies an arid marriage and a life deeply influenced by the rigid code of Old New York. The novel opens as Anna awaits a new and fuller life. A chance encounter in London with George Darrow, the first love of her youth, has left her awakened, disturbed, filled with new hope.
The glimpses of the moon by Edith Wharton ( Book )
20 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1920s The Glimpses of the Moon is a charming story about finding your one true love. It is the story of Nick and Susy who have all of the right connections but lack funds. They concoct a plan to marry and to use their wedding presents to better their financial position and to give them both opportunity to remarry for money.
The custom of the country by Edith Wharton ( Book )
28 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in English and German and held by 37 libraries worldwide
A novel of manners by Edith Wharton, The Custom of the Country is the story of Undine Spragg, a young woman with social aspirations who convinces her nouveau riche parents to leave the Midwest and settle in New York.
Novellas and other writings by Edith Wharton ( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
The touchstone by Edith Wharton ( Book )
12 editions published between 1900 and 2004 in English and German and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Stephen Glennard, a young lawyer, sells a package of love letters written to him over the years by distinguished novelist Margaret Aubyn, to raise money to pay for a forthcoming wedding to another woman. After the wedding, his secret comes back to haunt him and, when he confesses to his wife, their marriage is reduced to resigned coexistence.
Novels by Edith Wharton ( Book )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Summer by Edith Wharton ( Book )
19 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 27 libraries worldwide
One of Wharton's first novels to deal frankly with a young woman's sexual awakening, Summer created a sensation when it was published in 1917. Praised for its realism and candor by such writers as Joseph Conrad and Henry James, it is now considered a classic of American and women's literature.
The children by Edith Wharton ( Book )
10 editions published between 1928 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Før han slår sig til ro i tilværelsen tager 46-årige Martin Boyne på et krydstogt, og her møder han 15-årige Judith.
The fruit of the tree by Edith Wharton ( Book )
19 editions published between 1907 and 2010 in English and German and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Hudson River bracketed by Edith Wharton ( Book )
11 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Naive young writer Vance Weston, convalescing by the Hudson River, meets Halo Spear and is fired by her passion for literature. They meet again, much later, and, with her rich, cultivated husband, Lewis Tarrant, she introduces him to New York's literary and artistic circles. But an impulsive marriage has brought Vance poverty and unwelcome responsibilities which inhibit his writing until one summer, Halo inspires him to write the novel which makes his name. The conflict between New York sophistication and Midwestern naivety leads to painful dilemmas, involving both couples in perplexity and loss.
Italien : Reisebilder by Edith Wharton ( Book )
7 editions published between 1905 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 23 libraries worldwide
An Introduction to Edith Wharton's The age of innocence by Edith Wharton ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Discusses the theme and characters in Wharton's novel and presents background information on the author.
Old New York by Edith Wharton ( Book )
22 editions published between 1924 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Die Freibeuterinnen : Roman by Edith Wharton ( Book )
12 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Roman om snobberiet i det 19. århundrede. To unge piger rejser til London, da deres forældres penge er for "nye" til at give adgang til selskabslivet i New York.
Madame de Treymes by Edith Wharton ( Book )
15 editions published between 1907 and 2006 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The mother's recompense by Edith Wharton ( Book )
12 editions published between 1925 and 1996 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The unpublished writings of Edith Wharton Vol. 1 Plays by Edith Wharton ( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
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