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The Age of innocence.

by Edith Wharton

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Constable, 1966.

SeriesPenguin twentieth century classics
The Physical Object
Pagination301p. ;
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22719209M
ISBN 10014018189X

The Age of Innocence is Wharton’s novel of love menaced by convention, played out against a gorgeously arrayed backdrop of opera houses, lavish dinner parties, country homes, and luxurious deathbeds. The young lawyer Newland Archer believes that he must make an impossible choice: domesticity with his docile and lovely fiancée, May Welland, or passion with her highly unsuitable but . The Age of Innocence is a popular book by Edith Wharton. Read The Age of Innocence, free online version of the book by Edith Wharton, on Edith Wharton's The Age of Innocence consists of 34 parts for ease of reading. Choose the part of The Age of Innocence which you want to read from the table of contents to get started.

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The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton's most famous novel, is a love story, written immediately after the end of the First World War. Its brilliant anatomization of the snobbery and hypocrisy of the wealthy elite of New York society in the s made it an instant classic, and it won the Pulitzer Prize in Cited by: 3.   Born into a prosperous New York family, Edith Wharton () wrote more than 15 novels, including The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and other esteemed books. She was distinguished for her work in the First World War and was the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Letters from Yale :


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The Age of Innocence, for which Wharton won the Pulitzer Prize inis one of her most memorable novels. At the heart of the story are three people whose entangled lives are deeply affected by the tyrannical and rigid requirements of high by: 3. Newland knows his duty.

Book II of The Age of Innocence begins with May marrying Newland as New York society watches. By August, a year later, Newland and May have settled into a fashionable if boring life in New York, living in a wealthy part of town and spending summers with.

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The Age of Innocence by Edith recommended. A classic novel made famous by a recent movie, The Age of Innocence is the story of a society man, Newland Archer, caught between two very different the one hand is May Welland, the virginal Diana of New York society, whose seeming frankness and innocence discourage and oppress him: “Untrained human.

About The Age of Innocence; Character List; Summary and Analysis; Book 1: Chapter I; Book 1: Chapters II-III; Book 1: Chapters IV-VI; Book 1: Chapters VII-VIII; Book 1: Chapters IX-XI; Book 1: Chapters XII-XIII; Book 1: Chapters XIV-XV; Book 1: Chapters XVI-XVII; Book 1: Chapter XVIII; Book 2: Chapters IXX-XX; Book 2: Chapters XXI-XXIV; Book 2.

Book Reviews (Older works have few, if any mainstream press reviews Amazon or Barnes & Noble for helpful customer reviews.) The Age of Innocence is a title both ironic and poignant: ironic because the "age" or period of the novel, the late nineteenth century, teems with intolerance, collusion, and cynicism; poignant because the only innocence lost is that of Newland Archer, the.

But The Age of Innocence has as much in common with that popular Oprah-ish romance-rooted literary fashion as Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet does. Like Shakespeare’s play, Wharton’s novel is about two lovers, but that’s only on the surface.

Both works are focused on something broader, something social rather than personal. The Age of Innocence is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Edith Wharton that was first published in   The Age of Innocence Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction Subject: Love stories Subject: Domestic fiction Subject: Married people -- Fiction Subject: Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction Subject: Separated people -- Fiction Subject: Upper Cited by: 3.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, The Age of Innocence is an elegant, masterful portrait of desire and betrayal in old New York—now with a new introduction from acclaimed author Colm Tóibín for the novel’s centennial.

With vivid power, Wharton evokes a time of gaslit streets, formal dances held in the ballrooms of stately brownstones, and society people "who dreaded scandal more than Book Edition: Reissue.

The Age of Innocence explores the love-hate relationship the United States had with Europe in the late nineteenth century. The s New York society described in the novel is insular and independent, with a strong streak of Puritanism. The Age of Innocence book.

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The Age of Innocence Edith Wharton Full view - Archer mentally shrugged his shoulders and turned the conversation back to books, where Winsett, if uncertain, was always interesting. Emigrate. As if a gentleman could abandon his own country. One could no more do that than one could roll up one's sleeves and go down into the muck.5/5(2).

She wrote most of “The Age of Innocence” inthe year after the Armistice, but the action is set in the s, with only the last chapter jumping forward to the s. The Age of Innocence Edith WHARTON ( - ) In an era before the advent of electric lights, telephones or motor vehicles, there exists a small cluster of aristocratic "old revolutionary stock" families that rule New York's social life.

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She was distinguished for her work in the First World War and was the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Letters from Yale University/5().Edith Wharton's The Age Of Innocence, published intells the story of Newland Archer. Set in New York in the 's, the story follows Archer and his marriage to May Welland.

But there's a spanner in the works, so to speak. The spanner being May's cousin, the. The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton's 12th novel, which takes its title from a painting of A Little Girl by Joshua Reynolds, was first serialised in four parts during in the Pictorial.