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The Age of Innocence.

Author: Edith Wharton; Stephen Orgel
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, UK, 2006.
Series: Oxford world's classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton; Stephen Orgel
ISBN: 9780191517549 0191517542
OCLC Number: 476257325
Description: 1 online resource (292 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.

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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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