Edith Wharton Crucial Instances

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9781601122896: Crucial Instances

The unabridged classic on MP3 audio, narrated by Amy von Lecteur. Three playback speeds on one disk; etext edition included. Running time: 5.4 hours (slow), 4.9 hours (medium), 4.5 hours (fast).

Edith Wharton's second published collection of short stories (1901), after The Greater Inclination (1899). (One of these seven stories, "Copy: A Dialogue," is written as a short play.) These stories illustrate why Wharton's admirers included many gifted intellectuals of her time: Henry James, Sinclair Lewis, Jean Cocteau, and André Gide among others.

Contents:
The Duchess at Prayer
The Angel at the Grave
The Recovery
Copy: A Dialogue
The Rembrandt
The Moving Finger
The Confessional

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About the Author:

Edith Wharton was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, known for such classics as The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and The Age of Innocence, for which she won the Pulitzer Prize in 1921. A member of the New York elite, Wharton drew on her experiences as part of society to critique its inner workings and the conflict between personal desires and societal norms. Wharton died in 1937, leaving behind a rich literary legacy.

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