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People/Characters: Edith Wharton

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Works (54)

The Age of Desire by Jennie Fields
America's First Dynasty: The Adamses, 1735-1918 by Richard Brookhiser
American Writers at Home by J. D. McClatchy
Americans in Paris: A Literary Anthology by Adam Gopnik
A Backward Glance: An Autobiography by Edith Wharton
The Brave Escape of Edith Wharton by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge
A Common Life: Four Generations of American Literary Friendships & Influence by David Laskin
Constance Fenimore Woolson and Edith Wharton: Perspectives on Landscape and Art by Sharon L. Dean
The Decoration of Houses by Edith Wharton
Edith Wharton by Janet Beer
Edith Wharton by Hermione Lee
Edith Wharton A to Z: The Essential Guide to the Life and Work (Critical Companion) by Sarah Bird Wright
Edith Wharton and the French Riviera by Philippe Collas
Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome: A Critical Commentary by Charles Leavitt
Edith Wharton's Italian Gardens by Vivian Russell
Edith Wharton: A Biography by R. W. B. Lewis
Edith Wharton: A Descriptive Bibliography (Pittsburgh Series in Bibliography) by Stephen Garrison
Edith Wharton: An Extraordinary Life by Eleanor Dwight
Edith Wharton; a woman in her time by Louis Auchincloss
Edmund Wilson: Literary Essays and Reviews of the 1920s & 30s: The Shores of Light / Axel's Castle / Uncollected Reviews by Edmund Wilson
The End of the Age of Innocence: Edith Wharton and the First World War by Alan Price
The Ethnography of Manners: Hawthorne, James and Wharton by Nancy Bentley
A feast of words : the triumph of Edith Wharton by Cynthia Griffin Wolff
The Five of Hearts: An Intimate Portrait of Henry Adams and His Friends, 1880-1918 by Patricia O'Toole
Genius: A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds by Harold Bloom
The Gilded Age: Edith Wharton and Her Contemporaries by Eleanor Dwight
Gramercy Park: An American Bloomsbury by Carole Klein
The Great Lady Decorators: The Women Who Defined Interior Design, 1870-1955 by Adam Lewis
Great Women Authors: Their Lives and Their Literature by Jane Stuart Smith
Henry James and Edith Wharton: Letters : 1900-1915 by Lyall Harris Powers
In Morocco by Edith Wharton
It Ended Badly: Thirteen of the Worst Breakups in History by Jennifer Wright
J. William White, M.D., a biography by Agnes Repplier
Kate Chopin, Edith Wharton and Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Studies in Short Fiction by Janet Beer
The Letters of Edith Wharton by Edith Wharton
Literature, Class, and Culture: An Anthology by Paul Lauter
Maiden Voyages: Writings of Women Travelers by Mary Morris
My dear governess : the letters of Edith Wharton to Anna Bahlmann by Irene Goldman-price
No Gifts from Chance: A Biography of Edith Wharton by Shari Benstock
Odd Type Writers: From Joyce and Dickens to Wharton and Welty, the Obsessive Habits and Quirky Techniques of Great Authors by Celia Blue Johnsonnot in English Common Knowledge
Portrait of Edith Wharton by Percy Lubbock
Readings on Ethan Frome by Christopher Smith
A Ring of Conspirators: Henry James and his Literary Circle, 1895-1915 by Miranda Seymour
Scott Fitzgerald by Andrew Turnbull
A Season of Splendor: The Court of Mrs. Astor in Gilded Age New York by Greg King
Shaggy Muses: The Dogs Who Inspired Virginia Woolf, Emily Dickinson, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Edith Wharton, and Emily Brontë by Maureen Adams
Shifting Gears by Cecelia Tichi
A Skeptic's Guide to Writers' Houses by Anne Trubek
Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own by Kate Bolick
To Marry an English Lord by Gail MacCollnée Jones
Twentieth-Century Attitudes: Literary Powers in Uncertain Times by Brooke Allen
Women of the Left Bank by Shari Benstock
The Writer's Voice by A. Alvarez

Character description

Edith Wharton was born Edith Newbold Jones in New York City on January 24, 1862. Through her life she held salon where the gifted intellectuals of her time gathered to discuss and share ideas. Wharton continued writing until her death in 1938. She is buried in the American Cemetery at Versailles.

Edith Wharton in Wikipedia

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