Edith Wharton: A Biography

 
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Edith Wharton is one of the most successful and prolific of American writers at the turn of the century, author of such acclaimed novels as The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome and The Age of Innocence. In this absorbing Pulitzer Prize-winning biography R.W.B. Lewis paints a vivid picture of her rich and varied life: her writings and travelling, her friendships with luminaries of the period such as Henry James and Kenneth Clarke, and the great, all-consuming love affair of her middle age. With a backdrop of old New York, Edwardian England, Paris of la belle epoque, the First World War and the French Riviera, Lewis places Edith Wharton at the very centre of the changing literary world of the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century.

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R W B Lewis, a Professor of English and American Studies and former Master of Calhoun College at Yale, is a distinguished author and prolific writer in modern literature. His biography of Edith Wharton won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Bancroft Prize. He is also the author of The American Adam, The Picaresque Saint and The Jameses: a Family Narrative. He co-authoried with Nancy Lewis The Letters of Edith Wharton. A graduate of Harvard and Chicago, he is the recipient of honorary degrees from Wesleyan University and St Lawrence College, and of numerous fellowship awards.

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