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The age of innocence /

by Edith Wharton ; introduction by R.W.B. Lewis.

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Author: Wharton, Edith
Published: New York : Scribner, 1968.
Series: Scribner library of contemporary classics.
Topics: Man-woman relationships - New York (State) - New York - Fiction. | Married people - New York (State) - New York - Fiction. | Triangles (Interpersonal relations) - Fiction. | Upper class - Fiction. | Separated people - Fiction. | Married people - Fiction. | Manners and customs - Fiction. | Historical fiction.
Regions: New York (N.Y.) - Social life and customs - Fiction. | Upper class - New York (State) - New York - Fiction. | New York (N.Y.) - Social life and customs - Fiction. | New York (N.Y.) - Fiction. | New York (State) - New York.
Genres: Domestic fiction. | Fiction. | Romance fiction. | Love stories. | Domestic fiction. | Romance fiction. | Domestic fiction. | Love stories.
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Author: Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937
Physical Description: xiv, 361 pages ; 22 cm.
ISBN: 9780684719252
0684719258
9780684842370 (pbk.)
0684842378 (pbk.)
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.
Target Audience: Lexile: 1170.
Award: Pulitzer Prize, 1921, Novel
Notes: Reprint of 1920 ed.

More Details for: The age of innocence