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Edith Wharton

Lawson, Richard H.

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ISBN 10: 0804424969 / ISBN 13: 9780804424967
Published by Frederick Ungar, 1977
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: Edith Wharton

Publisher: Frederick Ungar

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good


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Discusses such novels as The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, and Ethan Frome, and explicates the social and psychological framework in which they were written

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R W B Lewis, a Professor of English and American Studies and former Master of Calhoun College at Yale, is a distinguished author and prolific writer in modern literature. His biography of Edith Wharton won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Bancroft Prize. He is also the author of The American Adam, The Picaresque Saint and The Jameses: a Family Narrative. He co-authoried with Nancy Lewis The Letters of Edith Wharton. A graduate of Harvard and Chicago, he is the recipient of honorary degrees from Wesleyan University and St Lawrence College, and of numerous fellowship awards.

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