Edith Wharton

Selected Shorts has toured The Mount, the stately and elegant home of the great American writer Edith Wharton, for the last several summers, presenting Broadway and Hollywood...

Afterward by WHARTON, Edith

Mary and Ned Boyne have fled their dreary life in Wisconsin for a home in rustic Dorsetshire. But you can only run so far, and some things - some secret things - may follow you. A...

Afterward By Edith Wharton

A short story classified under the American Gothic genre, the piece depicts an eerie set of events following the distressing occurrences within the Boyne household, as their dream...

Summer by WHARTON, Edith

The story is one of only two novels by Wharton to be set in New England. The novel details the sexual awakening of its protagonist, Charity Royall, and shares many plot...

Sanctuary by WHARTON, Edith

Kate Orme, shocked by the discovery of her fiances complicity in a tragedy, and by societys willingness to overlook such transgressions, nevertheless marries him. Years later, her...

Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton

Ethan Frome is a novel published in 1911 by the Pulitzer Prize-winning American author Edith Wharton. It is set in the fictitious town of Starkfield, Massachusetts, New England,...

Madame de Treymes by WHARTON, Edith

Edith Whartons 1907 novella explores the milieu of Americans living abroad in Paris. New Yorker John Durham travels to Paris to woo an old flame, Fanny Frisbee, now the Marquis de...

Touchstone, The by WHARTON, Edith

Stephen Glennards career is falling apart and he desperately needs money so that he may marry his beautiful fiancee. He happens upon an advertisement in a London magazine...

Crucial Instances by WHARTON, Edith

This is Edith Whartons second published collection of short stories (1901). One of these seven stories, Copy: A Dialogue, is written as a short play. The role of Hilda is read by...

Ethan Frome by WHARTON, Edith

Edith Whartons 1911 novel Ethan Frome tells the story of a tragic love triangle. Set in the highly symbolic wintry landscape of Starkfield, Massachusetts, the narrative centers on...

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