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Edith Wharton"s old New York society

by Maryann Zihala

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York.
    • Subjects:
    • Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 -- Knowledge -- New York (N.Y.),
    • Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 -- Political and social views,
    • Social classes -- New York (State) -- New York,
    • Upper class -- New York (State) -- New York,
    • Social classes in literature,
    • Upper class in literature,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementMaryann Zihala.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3545.H16 Z995 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3558945M
      ISBN 100761823247
      LC Control Number2002020415

      The four short novels in this collection by the author of The Age of Innocence are set in the New York of the s, '50s, '60s, and '70s, each one revealing the tribal codes and customs that ruled society, portrayed with the keen style that is uniquely Edith Wharton's. For more information on Edith Wharton's life and work, consult these or other sources, from which the information on this page has been derived: Benstock, Shari. No Gifts From Chance: A Biography of Edith Wharton. New York: Scribner's, Dwight, Eleanor. Edith Wharton, An Extraordinary Life: An Illustrated Biography Lee, Hermione.

        A funny story. Edith Wharton was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Age of Innocence in (it was published in ), but the jury had .   Wharton set the novel in the Gilded Age, in s New York society, and said that in writing the book, she found “a momentary escape in going back to my childish memories of a .

      Best Sellers Today's Deals New Releases Books Electronics Customer Service Gift Ideas Home Computers Gift Cards Sell. Books Best Sellers New Releases Children's Books Textbooks Australian Authors Kindle Books Reviews:   This memorable comic sentence comes in the penultimate chapter of Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence. Lawrence Lefferts is a scoundrelly scion of the old guard of New York society, a society that is perfectly drawn—and quartered—in the novel; our protagonist, the passive skeptic Newland Archer, looks on in mute disgust as the.


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Edith Wharton"s old New York society by Maryann Zihala Download PDF EPUB FB2

Edith Wharton lived and wrote during a time of change and turmoil in America. She was among the group of American intellectual ex-patriots who fled to Paris in the early s. Throughout her fiction, most of which is set in New York City in the early s, her characters deal with many of the Author: Maryann Zihala.

The four short novels in this collection by the author of The Age of Innocence are set in the New York of the s, '50s, '60s, and '70s, each one revealing the tribal codes and customs that ruled society, portrayed with the keen style that is uniquely Edith Wharton's.

Originally published in and long out of print, these tales are vintage Wharton, dealing boldly with such themes as Cited by: 3. Edith Wharton was born into the world of wealthy "Old New York" society and her key to success as an author may have been writing about what she knew.

Not having read any of the biographical works about her, I assume that she participated in Society to the extent that was necessary for acceptance and survival as a woman of that era.4/5().

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She was among the. Edith Wharton's old New York society. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, © (OCoLC) Online version: Zihala, Maryann.

Edith Wharton's old New York society. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton; Edith Wharton: Document Type: Book. Old New York is my first experience reading Edith Wharton but it won’t be my last. These four short novellas are set in New York society, each giving the reader a glimpse of the conventions and conduct of “polite society” during the last half of the 19th century (not always polite and frequently unkind).Reviews:   Wharton was Old New York -- the New York whose capital was Washington Square, the site, as it happens, of the 26th New York Is Book Country festival this weekend.

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Edith Wharton is the creator and writer of the Old New York series. This fictional series kicked off for the first time in with the release of the debut novel. It is titled False Dawn. The second book in the series is titled The Old Maid.

The third book is The Spark and the fourth and final book in the series is titled New Year’s Day. Edith Wharton (/ ˈ hw ɔːr t ən /; born Edith Newbold Jones; Janu – Aug ) was an American novelist, short story writer, and n drew upon her insider's knowledge of the upper class New York "aristocracy" to realistically portray the lives and morals of the Gildedshe became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in Literature, for her.

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All Books Reviews: "New Year's Day" is the last of four novellas in Edith Wharton's collection "Old New York". Set in s New York City, it shows the predicament of Lizzie Hazeldean, a young woman in high society who has no way of earning her own money.

Her husband is weak with a heart condition.4/5(14). Edith Wharton, née Edith Newbold Jones, (born JanuNew York, New York, U.S.—died AugSaint-Brice-sous-Forêt, near Paris, France), American author best known for her stories and novels about the upper-class society into which she was born.

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Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available on eligible : Maryann Zihala. Old New York () is a collection of four novellas by Edith Wharton, revolving around upper-class New York City society in the s, s, s, and s.

The decades indicated in the subtitles to the stories make them prequels, after a fashion, to The Age of Innocence. Old New York () is a collection of four novellas by Edith Wharton, revolving around upper-class New York City society in the s, s, s, and s.

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Edith Wharton (–) was an American novelist—the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Age of Innocence in —as well as a short story writer, playwright, designer, reporter, and into one of New York's elite families, she drew upon her knowledge of upper class aristocracy to realistically portray the lives and morals of the Gilded :   What Edith Wharton Knew, a Century Ago, About Women and Fame in America.

If Undine Spragg, the heroine of Wharton’s novel “The Custom .