9780142437803

El discurso vacio/ The Empty Speech

ISBN 10: 0142437808 / 0-14-243780-8
ISBN 13: 9780142437803
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 2005
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews:
Synopsis:
A New England farmer eking out a hardscrabble existence on an unproductive farm must choose between his duty to care for his difficult, invalid wife and his love for her vivacious young cousin. Reissue.

Review:
"The utter pessimisn of 'Ethan Frome'... is too bad to be true; it is Hardyesque self-indulgence..."

Edith Wharton

 

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Book Description: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reissue. 197 x 131 mm. Brand New Book. Set against the frozen waste of a harsh New England winter, Edith Wharton s Ethan Frome is a tale of despair, forbidden emotions, and sexual tensions, published with an introduction and notes by Elizabeth Ammons in Penguin Classics . Ethan Frome works his unproductive farm and struggles to maintain a bearable existence with his difficult, suspicious, and hypochondriac wife, Zeenie. But when Zeenie s vivacious cousin enters their household as a hired girl , Ethan finds himself obsessed with her and with the possibilities for happiness she comes to represent. In one of American fiction s finest and most intense narratives, Edith Wharton moves this ill-starred trio toward their tragic destinies. Different in both tone and theme from Wharton s other works, Ethan Frome has become perhaps her most enduring and most widely read novel. Edith Wharton (1862-1937), born Edith Newbold Jones, was a member of a distinguished New York family said to be the basis for the idiom keeping up with the Joneses . During her life she published more than forty volumes, including novels, stories, verse, essays, travel books and memoirs; for years she published poetry and short stories in magazines, but the book that made Wharton famous was The House of Mirth (1905), which established her both as a writer of distinction and popular appeal. In 1920, Wharton became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for literature with her novel The Age of Innocence . If you enjoyed Ethan Frome , you might like Nathaniel Hawthorne s The Scarlet Letter , also available in Penguin Classics . Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9780142437803

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Book Description: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reissue. 197 x 131 mm. Brand New Book. Set against the frozen waste of a harsh New England winter, Edith Wharton s Ethan Frome is a tale of despair, forbidden emotions, and sexual tensions, published with an introduction and notes by Elizabeth Ammons in Penguin Classics . Ethan Frome works his unproductive farm and struggles to maintain a bearable existence with his difficult, suspicious, and hypochondriac wife, Zeenie. But when Zeenie s vivacious cousin enters their household as a hired girl , Ethan finds himself obsessed with her and with the possibilities for happiness she comes to represent. In one of American fiction s finest and most intense narratives, Edith Wharton moves this ill-starred trio toward their tragic destinies. Different in both tone and theme from Wharton s other works, Ethan Frome has become perhaps her most enduring and most widely read novel. Edith Wharton (1862-1937), born Edith Newbold Jones, was a member of a distinguished New York family said to be the basis for the idiom keeping up with the Joneses . During her life she published more than forty volumes, including novels, stories, verse, essays, travel books and memoirs; for years she published poetry and short stories in magazines, but the book that made Wharton famous was The House of Mirth (1905), which established her both as a writer of distinction and popular appeal. In 1920, Wharton became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for literature with her novel The Age of Innocence . If you enjoyed Ethan Frome , you might like Nathaniel Hawthorne s The Scarlet Letter , also available in Penguin Classics . Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9780142437803

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