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The age of innocence

Author: Edith Wharton; Michael Everett Nowlin
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont., Canada ; Orchard Park, NY : Broadview Press, ©2002.
Series: Broadview literary texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Newland Archer, a young lawyer in upper-crust 1870's New York, becomes a victim of social expectations and restrictions when he becomes infatuated with his docile fiancee's nonconformist cousin, Countess Ellen Olenska.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937.
Age of innocence.
Peterborough, Ont., Canada ; Orchard Park, NY : Broadview Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606251653
Online version:
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937.
Age of innocence.
Peterborough, Ont., Canada ; Orchard Park, NY : Broadview Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606930094
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton; Michael Everett Nowlin
ISBN: 1551113368 9781551113364
OCLC Number: 48941740
Description: 432 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Questions of Culture --
From "The Metropolitan Gentry: Culture against Politics" / Thomas Bender --
From "The Genteel Tradition in American Philosophy" / George Santayana --
From "Democratic Vistas" / Walt Whitman --
From "Merchants and Masterpieces: The Story of the Metropolitan Museum of Art" / Calvin Tomkins --
"The Location and Decoration of Houses in The Age of Innocence" / Ada Van Gastel --
From How the Other Half Lives / Jacob A. Rhs --
Marriage and Divorce --
From Domestic Revolutions / Steven Mintz, Susan Kellogg --
From "For the Wedding Night" / J. Foote Bingham --
Travel and Sport --
From the Introduction to American Travel Writers, 1850-1915 / Donald Ross, James J. Schramer --
From "Americans Abroad" / Henry James --
From "Newport" / Henry James --
From "The Lawn Set" / William J. Baker --
Anthropology --
From Violence and the Sacred / Rene Girard --
From Primitive Culture / Edward B. Tylor --
Other Writings / Edith Wharton --
Writing The Age of Innocence --
The Ways of Old New York --
The Childishness of American Women --
"The Valley of Childish Things" --
Winning the Pulitizer Prize --
Critical Readings --
From "The Composition of Edith Wharton's The Age of Innocence" / Alan Price --
From "Cool Diana and the Blood-Red Muse: Edith Wharton on Innocence and Art" / Elizabeth Ammons --
From "Becoming the Mask: Edith Wharton's Ingenues" / Judith P. Saunders --
From "Angel of Devastation: Edith Wharton on the Arts of the Enslaved" / Sandra M. Gilbert, Susan Gubar.
Series Title: Broadview literary texts.
Responsibility: Edith Wharton ; edited by Michael Nowlin.
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