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Wharton, Edith 1862-1937

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Works: 2,007 works in 8,900 publications in 29 languages and 380,742 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  Satire  Domestic fiction, American 
Subject Headings: Novelists, American 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Creator, Dedicatee, Author of introduction, Originator
Classifications: PS3545.H16, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Edith Wharton
The age of innocence by Edith Wharton( Book )
721 editions published between 1020 and 2014 in 22 languages and held by 17,602 libraries worldwide
An elegant portrait of desire and betrayal in Old New York. In the highest circle of New York social life during the 1870's, Newland Archer, a young lawyer, prepares to marry the docile May Welland. Before their engagement is announced, he meets May's cousin, the mysterious, nonconformist Countess Ellen Olenska, who has returned to New York after a long absence. Wharton contrasts the intensity of true passion against the complacency of a loveless but proper marriage, questioning the expected behavior of the upper social class
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton( Book )
562 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 15,383 libraries worldwide
On a poor farm near Starkfield in western Massachusetts, Ethan Frome struggles to wrest a living from the land, unassisted by his whining and hypochondrialcal wife Zeena. When Zeena's young cousin Mattie Silver is left destitute, and only place she can go is Ethan's farm. An embittered and man and an enchanting young woman meeting in such circumstances unleash predictable consequences as passions are aroused between the three protagonists
The house of mirth by Edith Wharton( Book )
514 editions published between 1905 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 14,312 libraries worldwide
The tragic story of a beautiful young woman caught up in the shallow and corrupt world of New York society at the turn of the century, where wealth and social status are everything
Summer by Edith Wharton( Book )
175 editions published between 1917 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 5,596 libraries worldwide
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The custom of the country by Edith Wharton( Book )
189 editions published between 1913 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,849 libraries worldwide
Undine Spragg, selfish and spoiled, determines to gain admittance into turn-of-the-century New York society
The glimpses of the moon by Edith Wharton( file )
90 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,472 libraries worldwide
Nick Lansing and Susy Branch are young, attractive, but impoverished New Yorkers. They are in love and decide to marry, but realise their chances of happiness are slim without the wealth and society that their more privileged friends take for granted. Nick and Susy agree to separate when either encounters a more eligible proposition. However, as they honeymoon in friends' lavish houses, from a villa on Lake Como to a Venetian palace, jealous passions and troubled consciences cause the idyll to crumble. Edith Wharton has perceptively described the choices faced by Nick and Susy; the same dilemma still facing those seduced by the pleasures of society
The reef by Edith Wharton( Book )
155 editions published between 1912 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,201 libraries worldwide
American lady in France discovers that the man she is about to marry has had an affair with her daughter's governess
The buccaneers : a novel by Edith Wharton( Book )
60 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,060 libraries worldwide
Wealthy young American girls visit England and lay siege to the hearts of members of the nobility
The touchstone by Edith Wharton( file )
77 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,426 libraries worldwide
A young lawyer sells a package of love letters written to him over the years by a distinguished novelist to raise money to pay for his wedding to another woman. His secret comes back to haunt him and, when he confesses to his wife, their marriage is reduced to resigned coexistence
Novels by Edith Wharton( Book )
40 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,750 libraries worldwide
The age of innocence by Edith Wharton( Sound Recording )
106 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,617 libraries worldwide
A portrayal of New York society in the 1870's where money was important but counted less than manners and morals
Novellas and other writings by Edith Wharton( Book )
28 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 2,526 libraries worldwide
The second Edith Wharton volume in The Library of America series contains five tales of Edith Wharton along with her autobiography and a previously unpublished autobiographical fragment
The letter by Edith Wharton( file )
15 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Italian and held by 2,499 libraries worldwide
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton( Sound Recording )
83 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,494 libraries worldwide
Ethan Frome, a New England farmer, is torn between duty and his love for Mattie Silver
American poetry : the twentieth century by Randall Stewart( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,384 libraries worldwide
Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
The children by Edith Wharton( Book )
68 editions published between 1928 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,290 libraries worldwide
Early twentieth-century American author Edith Wharton's 1928 novel about a group of seven step-siblings who strike up a relationship with a solitary bachelor on a yacht while hoping that their parents' reconciliation lasts
Hudson river bracketed by Edith Wharton( Book )
65 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,153 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1920s, Hudson River Bracketed is an examination of the artistic process as well as the complex, complicated relationships among men and women as they fall in love and challenge traditional assumptions about marriage, divorce, and careers
The house of mirth by Edith Wharton( Sound Recording )
68 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,086 libraries worldwide
The tragic story of a beautiful young woman caught up in the shallow and corrupt world of New York society at the turn of the century, where wealth and social status are everything
The valley of decision : a novel by Edith Wharton( file )
71 editions published between 1892 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 2,029 libraries worldwide
The heir-presumptive of a north Italian Duchy tries to establish a constitution
The descent of man by Edith Wharton( file )
46 editions published between 1904 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,966 libraries worldwide
In the title story, a scientist's satirical book is taken as gospel by his readers. In Expiation" a charity-minded author convinces a bishop to denounce her work. In The Lady's Maid's Bell," a servant is haunted by her late predecessor. This 1904 collection also includes The Mission of Jane," The Quicksand," A Venetian Night's Entertainment," and more
 
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Alternative Names
Edith Wharton
Gouorton, Intith 1862-1937
Jones, Edith 1862-1937
Newbold Jones, Edith
Olivieri, David.
Olivieri, David 1862-1937
Uorton, Ėdit 1862-1937
Vārtone, Edīte, 1862-1937
Vortone, Edīte, 1862-1937
Wharton, E. N. 1862-1937
Wharton, E. N. (Edith Newbold), 1862-1937
Wharton, Edith
Wharton, Edith N. 1862-1937
Wharton, Edith Newbold
Wharton, Edith Newbold 1862-1937
Wharton, Edith Newbold Jones
Wharton, Edith Newbold Jones 1862-1937
Уортон, Эдит 1862-1937
إديث وارتن، 1862-1937
وارتن، إديت، 1862-1937
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ウォートン, イーディス
ウォートン, イーデス
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Languages
English (2,940)
French (90)
Italian (88)
Spanish (86)
German (37)
Chinese (18)
Polish (17)
Dutch (13)
Russian (11)
Japanese (10)
Catalan (10)
Romanian (8)
Danish (6)
Czech (5)
Korean (5)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (4)
Croatian (3)
Portuguese (3)
Swedish (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Turkish (2)
Slovenian (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Provencal (1)
Arabic (1)
Galician (1)
Estonian (1)
Finnish (1)
Hungarian (1)
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