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The age of innocence

Author: Edith Wharton; Stephen Orgel
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edith Wharton's most famous novel, written immediately after the end of the First World War, is a brilliantly realized anatomy of New York society in the 1870s. The charming Newland Archer is content to live within its constraints until he meets Ellen Olenska, whose arrival threatens his impending marriage as well as his comfortable future. - ;'They lived in a kind of hieroglyphic world, where the real thing was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937.
Age of innocence.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006296308
(OCoLC)62307266
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton; Stephen Orgel
ISBN: 9780191517549 0191517542 9780192806628 0192806629
OCLC Number: 76960743
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 265 pages).
Contents: Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Note on the Text; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Edith Wharton; THE AGE OF INNOCENCE; Explanatory Notes.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: Edith Wharton ; edited with an introduction and notes by Stephen Orgel.
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Edith Wharton's most famous novel, written immediately after the end of the First World War, is a brilliantly realized anatomy of New York society in the 1870s. The charming Newland Archer is content to live within its constraints until he meets Ellen Olenska, whose arrival threatens his impending marriage as well as his comfortable future. - ;'They lived in a kind of hieroglyphic world, where the real thing was never said or done or even thought, but only represented by a set of arbitrary signs.'. Edith Wharton's most famous novel, written immediately after the end of the First World War, is.

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