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The age of innocence

Author: Edith Wharton; Cynthia Griffin Wolff
Publisher: New York : Penguin, 1996.
Series: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the Countess Ellen Olenska returns from Europe, fleeing her brutish husband, her rebellious independence and passionate awareness of life stir the educated sensitivity of Newland Archer, already engaged to be married to her cousin May Welland, "that terrifying product of the social system he belonged to and believed in, the young girl who knew nothing and expected everything." As the consequent drama unfolds,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton; Cynthia Griffin Wolff
ISBN: 014018970X 9780140189704 0451526120 9780451526120 0140177906 9780140177909
OCLC Number: 32819016
Awards: Winner of Pulitzer Prize Novel Category 1921.
Description: xxx, 330 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Responsibility: Edith Wharton ; edited with an introduction by Cynthia Griffin Wolff and notes by Laura Dluzynski Quinn.
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Edith Wharton was the first American woman writer to enjoy both popular and critical acclaim in her lifetime--and her writing is being studied more and more as feminist scholars rediscover her work.  Read more...

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