The Age of InnocenceBook - 1993
Complementing the complete text of Wharton s landmark novel, this extensive volume also includes a wealth of contextual material. "Background Readings" explores the culture of 1870s New York, as depicted in the novel, as well as views on marriage and divorce at that time. In "Other Writings by Edith Wharton, " the author discusses fiction writing, old New York, women, and her winning of the Pulitzer Prize. The "Critical Readings" section features essays on the novel from a wide variety of perspectives.
Publisher: New York : Collier Books ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, [c1993]
Characteristics: xvi, 366 p. ; 18 cm
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AL_SUSANW Oct 06, 2016
Scathing tale of societal pressure set in "Old New York".
Wharton at her best!
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