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Published by Scribner .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

ContributionsR.W.B. Lewis (Editor), Nancy Lewis (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages672
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7265003M
ISBN 100020344007
ISBN 109780020344001

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This book contains about of Wharton's letters, out of about 4, extant. It is a careful selection, including "major" letters that are often quoted, and for the first time (other than in a small university publication), a substantial portion of her correspondence with Morton Fullerton, with whom she had an affair while in her by:   The letters of Edith Wharton, skillfully edited and introduced by Pulitzer Prize-winning Wharton biographer R. W. B. Lewis and his wife, Nancy, reveal her to have been neither a prig nor a.   NPR coverage of My Dear Governess: The Letters of Edith Wharton to Anna Bahlmann by Edith Wharton and Irene C. Goldman-Price. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. Get this from a library! The letters of Edith Wharton. [Edith Wharton; R W B Lewis; Nancy Lewis] -- Presents nearly letters selected from the American author's voluminous correspondence, including exchanges with Bernard Berenson, Henry James, and Morton Fullerton, among many others.

  The Letters is a short story by Edith Wharton. Edith Wharton (born Edith Newbold Jones; Janu - Aug ) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in , and Pages:   Who was Edith Wharton? In a career spanning over 40 years, Edith Wharton published more than 40 books, including books on architecture and travel. She won a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and as The Mount reports, an honorary Doctorate of Letters from Yale University, and a full membership in the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Edith Wharton Author: Maddie Rodriguez.   The newly revealed letter, written by Wharton herself, seems to point to the suicide theory. It is dated Dec. 26, , or just a month before “The . Wharton () was not only a prolific novelist and short-story writer but a prolific correspondent, and this selection of close to letters, many never-before published, shows her at her epis.

Here are the intimate letters of Edith Wharton--the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize--detailing her work, her family, her friendship with Henry James, and her passion for the American journalist Morton Fullerton. The letters reveal a remarkable, independent woman who lived life fully. Three 8-page inserts. In the letters, the narrative self-assurance and linguistic deftness of the novelist Wharton became is already palpable. Left photograph courtesy Christie’s Images; right: Estate of Edith. Print book: Biography: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: A landmark in literary publishing, this is the first comprehensive edition of Edith Wharton's correspondence, including a long-lost cache of letters to her lover. Henry James and Edith Wharton book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start by marking “Henry James and Edith Wharton: Letters, /5.