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Edith Wharton and the art of fiction

by Penelope Vita-Finzi

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Published by Pinter in London .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 -- Aesthetics.,
    • Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 -- Technique.,
    • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Fiction -- Technique.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-168) and index.

      StatementPenelope Vita-Finzi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3545.H16 Z88 1990b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination172 p. :
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1946639M
      ISBN 100861877934
      LC Control Number90170248

      Feb 02,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; 69 by Edith Wharton; False Dawn (The 'Forties) by Edith Wharton. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Wharton, Edith, Illustrator Fiction Subject: Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Fiction Category: Text. May 06,  · Edith Wharton, by Edward Harrison May National Portrait Gallery NPGThis coming fall, perhaps in September, I will be giving a library talk called "Edith Wharton: A Writing Life." In preparation, I have been immersing myself in Wharton's novels and stories. Although the fiction is often set in a New York as remote from us as an ancient city, among a wealthy and exclusive class many Author: Robert Armitage.

      Read this book on Questia. A rare work of nonfiction from Edith Wharton, The Writing of Fiction contains brilliant advice on writing from the first woman ever to win a Pulitzer Prize -- . Read this book on Questia. Edith Wharton enjoyed a complex relationship with early modernism. Her love of French literature and her close relationship with Henry James made her open to experiment as a writer and committed to the seriousness of novel writing as an art.

      Edith Wharton is perhaps best known for translating social history into fiction as she did in two of her most widely read novels, The House of Mirth () and The Age of Innocence (), for which she won the Pulitzer Prize, becoming the first woman to do so. Her most popular book, Ethan Frome, a departure for her, was published in Growing up in New York in a well-to-do family during. The Edith Wharton Society offers Wharton scholars and other interested persons an opportunity to share in the study and appreciation of the life and works of this author. Through annual meetings, sessions, special conferences, and its journal, The Edith Wharton Review, the Society provides a forum for Wharton studies.


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In The Writing of Fiction, Wharton provides general comments on the roots of modern fiction, the various approaches to writing a piece of fiction, and the development of form and allmusictrends.com by: The Writing of Fiction () - Edith Wharton Very illuminating both on the art and craft of writing, and on the particular choices made by Wharton in her own writing and career.

For the most part this looks at issues involved with writing from a fairly high level/5. The Age of Innocence is a novel by American author Edith Wharton. It was her twelfth novel, and was initially serialized in in four parts, in the magazine Pictorial Review.

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It won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, making Wharton the first woman to win the allmusictrends.com: Edith Wharton. Jul 29,  · The definitive biography of one of America’s greatest writers, from the author of the acclaimed masterpiece Virginia Woolf.

Delving into heretofore untapped sources, Hermione Lee does away with the image of the snobbish bluestocking and gives us a new Edith Wharton--tough, startlingly modern, as brilliant and complex as her fiction/5(30).

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In The Writing of Fiction, Wharton provides general comments on the roots of modern fiction, the various approaches to writing a piece of fiction, and the development of form and allmusictrends.comed on: October 08, Jan 11,  · Edith Wharton. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images When another book fell through at Scribner’s, Wharton pledged The House of Mirth to fill.

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Get this from a library. Edith Wharton and the art of fiction. [Penelope Vita-Finzi]. One of America's most important novelists, Edith Wharton was a refined, relentless chronicler of the Gilded Age and its social mores.

Along with close friend Henry James, she helped define literature at the turn of the 20th century, even as she wrote classic nonfiction on travel, decorating and her own life.

About The Age of Innocence. Winner of the first Pulitzer Prize ever awarded to a book written by a woman, The Age of Innocence is a suspenseful, deeply moving, and brilliantly accomplished novel of the struggle between desire and destiny.

In the polished works of Edith Wharton, Old New York is a society at once infinitely sophisticated and ruthlessly primitive, in which adherence to ritual and.

Jan 21,  · Edith Wharton, American author best known for her stories and novels about the upper-class society into which she was born. Edith Jones came of a distinguished and long-established New York family. She was educated by private tutors and governesses at home and in.

Edith Wharton (), born Edith Newbold Jones, was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She combined her insider's view of America's privileged classes with a brilliant, natural wit to write humourous and incisive novels and. One of the major figures in American literary history, Edith Wharton () was the author of more than 40 works, inluding novels, short stories, poetry, and non-fiction.

The first volume includes the following short stories: 'Kerfol', 'Mrs. Manstey's View', 'The Bolted Door', 'The Dilettante', 'The House of the Dead Hand', and various poems. Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account.

Both registration and sign in support using google and facebook. Edith Wharton Biography - Born Edith Newbold Jones, to a wealthy New York family, Edith combined her insights into the privileged classes with her natural wit to write books and short fiction notable for their humor and incisiveness.

- Edith Wharton Biography and List of Works - Edith Wharton Books. Edith Wharton is the creator and writer of the Old New York series. This fictional series kicked off for the first time in with the release of the debut novel. It is titled False Dawn.

The second book in the series is titled The Old Maid. The third book is The Spark and the fourth and final book in the series is titled New Year’s Day.

Edith Wharton and the Visual Arts is the first extended study to examine the presence in Wharton's fiction of the Pre-Raphaelite poetry and painting of Rossetti and Cited by: Apr 08,  · In short, Lee's biography is more than just a book about the famous author Edith Wharton.

In this densely written book, we learn about the culture of turn of the century, upper-class society in New York City. We learn about gardens and landscaping in the United States in comparison to Italy and other European countries/5. Nov 26,  · Born into a prosperous New York family, Edith Wharton () wrote more than 15 novels, including The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and other esteemed books.

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