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The Resource The age of innocence, Edith Wharton ; edited with an introduction by Cynthia Griffin Wolff and notes by Laura Dluzynski Quinn

The age of innocence, Edith Wharton ; edited with an introduction by Cynthia Griffin Wolff and notes by Laura Dluzynski Quinn

Label
The age of innocence
Title
The age of innocence
Statement of responsibility
Edith Wharton ; edited with an introduction by Cynthia Griffin Wolff and notes by Laura Dluzynski Quinn
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When the Countess Ellen Olenska returns from Europe, fleeing her brutish husband, her rebellious independence and passionate awareness of life stir the educated sensitivity of Newland Archer, already engaged to be married to her cousin May Welland, "that terrifying product of the social system he belonged to and believed in, the young girl who knew nothing and expected everything." As the consequent drama unfolds, Edith Wharton's sharp ironic wit and Jamesian mastery of form create a disturbingly accurate picture of men and women caught in a society that denies humanity while desperately defending "civilization."
Member of
Summary
Engaged to marry socialite May Welland, Newland Archer meets Countess Ellen Olenska, a woman unbound by convention and surrounded by scandal, and is forced to decide between happiness and the social code that has ruled his life
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1921.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
061924
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1862-1937
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wharton, Edith
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3545.H16
LC item number
A7 1996
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wolff, Cynthia Griffin
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Penguin twentieth-century classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Separated people
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Upper class
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The age of innocence, Edith Wharton ; edited with an introduction by Cynthia Griffin Wolff and notes by Laura Dluzynski Quinn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-330)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm32819016
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxx, 330 p.
Isbn
9780140189704
Lccn
95030951
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)32819016
Label
The age of innocence, Edith Wharton ; edited with an introduction by Cynthia Griffin Wolff and notes by Laura Dluzynski Quinn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-330)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm32819016
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxx, 330 p.
Isbn
9780140189704
Lccn
95030951
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)32819016

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