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The New York stories of Edith Wharton

Author: Edith Wharton; Roxana Robinson
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, ©2007.
Series: New York Review Books classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The New York Stories of Edith Wharton gathers twenty stories of old New York, written over the course of Wharton's career, which focus on themes about the meaning of marriage, the struggle for artistic integrity, the bonds between parent and child, and the plight of the aged.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937.
New York stories of Edith Wharton.
New York : New York Review Books, c2007
(OCoLC)608387041
Online version:
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937.
New York stories of Edith Wharton.
New York : New York Review Books, c2007
(OCoLC)608471693
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton; Roxana Robinson
ISBN: 9781590172483 1590172485
OCLC Number: 124166906
Description: xxviii, 452 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Mrs. Manstey's view --
That good may come --
The portrait --
A cup of cold water --
A journey --
The Rembrandt --
The other two --
The quicksand --
The dilettante --
The reckoning --
Expiation --
The pot-boiler --
His father's son --
Full circle --
Autres temps --
The long run --
After Holbein --
Diagnosis --
Pomegranate seed --
Roman fever.
Series Title: New York Review Books classics.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Edith Wharton ; selected and with an introduction by Roxana Robinson.
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The first collection to focus on what was perhaps Edith Wharton's greatest and most enduring subject, her native city.  Read more...

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"If these stories have a defining subject (other than New York) it is divorce, which begins to replace art as Wharton's excuse for discussing the fashionable and the real. In fact, one of the Read more...

 
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