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The Age of Innocence: Authoritative Text, Background and Contexts, Sources, Criticism (Norton Critical Editions)

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'\'The text of Wharton\\\"s richly allusive Pulitzer Prize\\\'\\\"winning 1921 novel of desire and its implications in Old New York has been rigorously annotated by a prominent Wharton scholar.

\\\"Contexts\\\" constructs the historical foundation for this very historical novel. Many documents are included on the \\\"New York Four Hundred,\\\" elite social gatherings, archery (the sport for upper-crust daughters), as well as Wharton\\\"s manuscript outlines, letters, and related writings.

\\\"Criticism\\\" collects eleven American and British contemporary reviews and nine major essays on The Age of Innocence, including a groundbreaking piece on the two film adaptations of the novel.\''

Book News Annotation:

Wharton scholars spearheaded by Waid (English, U. of California, Santa Barbara) provide a chronology, background, sources, and reviews of her Pulitzer Prize-winning 1920 novel depicting New York society in transition. Illustrations relate to the book's dramatization and sites of interest. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The text of Edith Warton's Pultizer Prize-winning 1921 novel of desire and its implications in Old New York is accompanied by necessarily rigorous annotations.

Synopsis:

The text of Wharton's richly allusive Pulitzer Prize-winning 1921 novel of desire and its implications in Old New York has been rigorously annotated by a prominent Wharton scholar.

Synopsis:

'\'\\\'\\\\\\\"Contexts\\\\\\\" constructs the historical foundation for this very historical novel. Many documents are included on the \\\\\\\"New York Four Hundred,\\\\\\\" elite social gatherings, archery (the sport for upper-crust daughters), as well as Wharton\\\\\\\"s manuscript outlines, letters, and related writings.

\\\\\\\"Criticism\\\\\\\" collects eleven American and British contemporary reviews and nine major essays on The Age of Innocence, including a groundbreaking piece on the two film adaptations of the novel.\\\'\''

Synopsis:

"Contexts" constructs the historical foundation for this very historical novel. Many documents are included on the "New York Four Hundred," elite social gatherings, archery (the sport for upper-crust daughters), as well as Wharton's manuscript outlines, letters, and related writings. "Criticism" collects eleven American and British contemporary reviews and nine major essays on , including a groundbreaking piece on the two film adaptations of the novel. "A Chronology and Selected Bibliography" are also included.

About the Author

Pulitzer Prize-winning American writer and designer Edith Wharton (1862-1937) is the author of The House of Mirth, The Age of Innocence, Ethan Frome, The Decoration of Houses, and many other books.Candance Waid is Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she teaches American literature with a focus on race and regional cultures. She is the author of Edith Wharton's Letters from the Underworld: Fictions of Women and Writing and is the editor of Wharton's novels, short stories, and autobiography. She previously taught at Yale University and at the Sorbonne.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393967944
Editor:
Waid, Candace
Author:
Waid, Candace
Author:
Wharton, Edith
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Marriage
Subject:
American
Subject:
Books & Reading
Subject:
Study aids
Subject:
Man-woman relationships
Subject:
Married people
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Wharton, edith, 1862-1937
Subject:
New York
Subject:
Upper class
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Triangles
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Norton Critical
Series:
Norton Critical Editions
Series Volume:
260
Publication Date:
20021231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
9.2 x 5.7 x 0.7 in 1 lb

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Product details 544 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393967944 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The text of Edith Warton's Pultizer Prize-winning 1921 novel of desire and its implications in Old New York is accompanied by necessarily rigorous annotations.
"Synopsis" by , The text of Wharton's richly allusive Pulitzer Prize-winning 1921 novel of desire and its implications in Old New York has been rigorously annotated by a prominent Wharton scholar.
"Synopsis" by , '\'\\\'\\\\\\\"Contexts\\\\\\\" constructs the historical foundation for this very historical novel. Many documents are included on the \\\\\\\"New York Four Hundred,\\\\\\\" elite social gatherings, archery (the sport for upper-crust daughters), as well as Wharton\\\\\\\"s manuscript outlines, letters, and related writings.

\\\\\\\"Criticism\\\\\\\" collects eleven American and British contemporary reviews and nine major essays on The Age of Innocence, including a groundbreaking piece on the two film adaptations of the novel.\\\'\''
"Synopsis" by , "Contexts" constructs the historical foundation for this very historical novel. Many documents are included on the "New York Four Hundred," elite social gatherings, archery (the sport for upper-crust daughters), as well as Wharton's manuscript outlines, letters, and related writings. "Criticism" collects eleven American and British contemporary reviews and nine major essays on , including a groundbreaking piece on the two film adaptations of the novel. "A Chronology and Selected Bibliography" are also included.
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