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The Resource The age of innocence, Edith Wharton ; with an introduction by R.W.B. Lewis

The age of innocence, Edith Wharton ; with an introduction by R.W.B. Lewis

Label
The age of innocence
Title
The age of innocence
Statement of responsibility
Edith Wharton ; with an introduction by R.W.B. Lewis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An elegant portrait of desire and betrayal in Old New York. In the highest circle of New York social life during the 1870's, Newland Archer, a young lawyer, prepares to marry the docile May Welland. Before their engagement is announced, he meets May's cousin, the mysterious, nonconformist Countess Ellen Olenska, who has returned to New York after a long absence
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.
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061924
Cataloging source
OCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1862-1937
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wharton, Edith
Dewey number
813.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Manners and customs
  • United States
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Manners and customs
  • New York (State)
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The age of innocence, Edith Wharton ; with an introduction by R.W.B. Lewis
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocm38815244
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Scribner pbk. Fiction ed.
Extent
380 pages
Isbn
9780684842370
Lccn
92042446
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)38815244
Label
The age of innocence, Edith Wharton ; with an introduction by R.W.B. Lewis
Publication
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
ocm38815244
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Scribner pbk. Fiction ed.
Extent
380 pages
Isbn
9780684842370
Lccn
92042446
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)38815244

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