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Book: The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton’s maiden name was Edith Newbold Jones. Unlike the normal stereotype of a starving author, Edith was born into so much wealth that the term ‘keeping up with the Joneses’ was coined after her family, really. 644 more words


#19: The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

Not my favorite.

Written in 1905, The House of Mirth follows the life of Lily Bart, a woman who is slowly falling out of New York City’s upper class. 382 more words


Edith Wharton

“True originality consists not in a new manner but in a new vision.”

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Watching: The Age of Innocence

No, I haven’t (yet – but I plan to!) read the book (it won a Pulitzer Prize), but I recently went back and watched 1993’s… 183 more words


October 2017

The Underpainter by Jane Urquhart

The Quiet American by Graham Greene

The Waves by Virginia Woolf

White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi

The House of the Seven Gables  10 more words


Edith Wharton's Ghost Stories (reposted for Halloween)

A monster, a zombie, or a silent house?  Which is the scariest?

The last…according to Edith Wharton.

And she’s not the only writer (or artist) of that opinion. 348 more words

#100WomenNovelists: Edith Wharton

Blog Post 27: Summer (1917).

A girl came out of lawyer Royall’s house, at the end of the one street of North Dormer, and stood on the doorstep.

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100 Women Novelists Of The 20th Century