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Novels are about development of character, short stories are about incident

-Edith Wharton, letter to Steven Runciman


Unspoken Truth

Reaction to The Age of Innocence movie based on Edith Wharton’s novel


Boyd Gaines Shines in Hartford Stage’s “Age of Innocence”

Boyd Gaines. Photo by T. Charles Erickson

Boyd Gaines, Sierra Boggess, Andrew Veenestra. Photo by T. Charles Erickson

By Karen Isaacs

 Age of Innocence at Hartford Stage through May 6 is a stunning production. 877 more words


Designers and Books

Designers & Books is an advocate for books as an important source of inspiration for creativity, innovation, and invention. The main way they do this is by publishing lists of 179 more words


Nota Bene: Can Books Teach Empathy?

From Jessa Crispin in The Baffler:

Reading Joanna Russ’s How to Suppress Women’s Writing, I wondered, what the hell is it going to take?

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Edith Wharton on Writing a War Story...or a Love Story...or a Comedic Story...or a Story Story

In September 1919, Woman’s Home Companion published a lovely little nugget of story by Edith Wharton. “Writing a War Story” is the tale of Ivy Spang, a poetess-turned-short-story-writer. 303 more words


“As the pain that can be told is but half a pain, so the pity that questions has little healing in its touch.”

—-Edith Wharton, novelist (24 Jan 1862-1937) .

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