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ISBN: 0671655272
Author: Anita Brookner,Edith Wharton
Language: English
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Education; 1st ed. edition (March 1, 1988)
Pages: 310
Category: Short Stories & Anthologies
Subcategory: Literature
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These early stories include Wharton's characteristic social satire and her keen insights into sexual relationships.

These early stories include Wharton's characteristic social satire and her keen insights into sexual relationships. Volume 2 features the novellas "Roman Fever" and "Bunner Sisters," as well as several of her stories about World War I, including "The Marne" and "Writing a War Story. These stories capture Wharton's mastery at characterization and the maturity of her reflections on society. Novelist Howard (Grace Abounding) selected the contents and wrote the notes for each volume.

Wharton drew upon her insider's knowledge of the upper class New York "aristocracy" to realistically portray the lives and morals of the Gilded Age. She was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1921. She was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 1996.

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Condition: Used; Good. Additional Product Features. Introduction by. Anita Brookner. Place of Publication.

However, Wharton also published some 85 short stories throughout her career. The stories in this collection were selected by Anita Brookner, a British art historian who became an acclaimed novelist herself-her 1984 novel Hotel du Lac won the Booker Prize. I didn’t read Brookner’s introduction to the book until I had finished all of the stories, since modern introductions have the terrible habit of often spoiling the plot.

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Books will be free of page markings. Will be clean, not soiled or stained. Publisher: Pocket Books ISBN 13: 9780671718350. Title: Stories: . : Vol 1 Item Condition: used item in a good condition.

This Library of America collection (along with its companion volume, Collected Stories: 1911–1937) presents the finest of Wharton's achievement in short fiction, drawn from the more than eighty stories she published over the course of her career.

Illustrated by charles e. chambers. MISS IVY SPANG of Cornwall-on-Hudson had published a little volume of verse before the war. It was called "Vibrations," and was preceded by a "Foreword" in which the author stated that she had yielded to the urgent request of "friends" in exposing her first-born to the public gaze.

Категория: Общественные науки прочие, Философия, Критическое мышление.

The bell at Brately Hall has not been rung since the lady's maid Emma Alice Hartley. The bell at Brately Hall has not been rung since the lady's maid Emma Alice Hartley.

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