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

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

Label
The age of innocence
Title
The age of innocence
Statement of responsibility
by 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.
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
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Separated people
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Upper class
  • Married people
  • Married people
  • Separated people
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Upper class
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adult
Label
The age of innocence, by 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
ocm25675679
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvi, 366 pages
Isbn
9780020264767
Lccn
92012709
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)25675679
Label
The age of innocence, by 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
ocm25675679
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvi, 366 pages
Isbn
9780020264767
Lccn
92012709
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)25675679

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