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Edith Wharton ☃ Edith Wharton PDF / Epub ✑ Author R.W.B. Lewis – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk This An American Writer The New York Times Book Review This An American Writer The New York Times Book Review.


10 thoughts on “Edith Wharton

  1. Michael Michael says:

    This biography of Edith Wharton won the Pulitzer and Bancroft prizes when it came out And I am only on p 31 at this moment, but I am already finding a lot of thud moments in the writing His big interpretations seem labored, prosaic, and debatable I am simultaneously reading Edith Wharton An Extraordinary Life an Illustrated Biog...


  2. Dale Dale says:

    Wharton is a literary hero of mine In the 21st century I still continue to feel various expectations from family, community, religion and society I can only imagine the insufferable structure and discipline and conformity she grew up in as a member of one of New York s most prominent families That, even in that time, thousand timesconfirming and constricting than now, she had the temerity to finally stand up and decide to do what her soul, mind and heart drove her to do write The fact Wharton is a literary hero of mine In the 21st century I still continue to feel various expectations from family, community, religion and society I can only imagine the insufferable structure and discipline and conformity she grew up in as a member of one of New York s most prominent families That, even in that time, thousand timesconfirming and constricting than now, she had the ...


  3. Caroline Caroline says:

    Very informative regarding the life of Edith Wharton, but the last two chapters appear rushed and incomplete At 592 pages it is no wonder Lewis simply ran out of space I think Lewis wanted to emphasiz...


  4. Terence Clarke Terence Clarke says:

    For my Huffington Post review of this book, go to


  5. Mike Bruce Mike Bruce says:

    What an author, what a life It makes you wonder what has happened to good literature in contemporary times.


  6. Aya Aya says:

    My main problem at the moment is the somewhat familiar tone that Lewis seems to be taking Overall the narrative doesn t seem to impart information very well On page 209 it s noted that Wharton is about to begin the release of The Custom of the Country but a lotdetail is spend discussing trips and meals and friends than books Lewis is attempting to do justice to a writer he perceives as humorous and warm While I agree w his goal at points I am not finding the text to be ideal for my r My main problem at the moment is the somewhat familiar tone that Lewis seems to be taking Overall the ...


  7. Richard Kramer Richard Kramer says:

    read this a thousand years ago lewis was one of my english professors he changed my life, although i don t remember how, exactly but he changed it david milch was his teaching assistant did i read middlemarch in that class i remember the revelation of this was that she had a late blooming but rich erotic awakening free association scorsese age of innocence is awful terrence davies house of mirth is one of my favorite films ever.oh yeah, a few years ago i read custom of the country whi read this a thousand years ago lewis was one of my english professors he changed my life, although i don t remember how, exactly but he changed it david milch was his teaching a...


  8. Laura Laura says:

    I read this a few years ago as part of my thesis research, and I found the book most useful Despite the current hurrah attitude toward Hermione Lee s Wharton biography, I prefer this one Lee has a few errors that piss me off This book won the Pulitzer Prize, which is interesting consi...


  9. Leslie Leslie says:

    To follow up with my new found fascination regarding all things Edith including her home in the Berkshires which I plan to go and visit now , a recommendation from my sister in law that she said is excellent The library ordred it for me and I cannot wait to dive in.I am linge...


  10. Shirl Shirl says:

    This is not just a biography but history It took awhile to get through, but it was worth every minute Edith surrounded herself with various authors and prominent people in whatever country she was either visiting or residing WWl,Parisian and Am...


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