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The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence  

Edith Wharton and Stephen Orgel (ed.)

Published in Print: 
May 2009
Published Online: 
May 2023
eISBN: 
9780191989834
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199540013.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199540013
‘They lived in a kind of hieroglyphic world, where the real thing was never said or done or even thought, but only represented by a set of arbitrary signs.’ Edith Wharton’s most ... More
The Custom of the Country

The Custom of the Country  

Edith Wharton and Stephen Orgel (ed.)

Published in Print: 
May 2009
Published Online: 
May 2023
eISBN: 
9780191990045
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199555123.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199555123
Edith Whartonߣs satiric anatomy of American society in the first decade of the twentieth century appeared in 1913; it both appalled and fascinated its first reviewers, and established her ... More
The Enchanted April

The Enchanted April  

Elizabeth von Arnim and Isobel Maddison (ed.)

Published in Print: 
Apr 2022
Published Online: 
May 2023
eISBN: 
9780191989544
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780198859093.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198859093
Four very different women—the dishevelled and downtrodden Mrs Wilkins, the sad, sweet-faced Mrs Arbuthnot, the formidable widow Mrs Fisher, and the ravishing socialite Lady Caroline ... More
Ethan Frome

Ethan Frome  

Edith Wharton and Elaine Showalter (ed.)

Published in Print: 
May 2009
Published Online: 
May 2023
eISBN: 
9780191989742
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199538096.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199538096
Set against the bleak winter landscape of New England, Ethan Frome tells the story of a poor farmer, lonely and downtrodden, his wife Zeena, and her cousin, the enchanting Mattie Silver. In ... More
The House of Mirth

The House of Mirth  

Edith Wharton and Martha Banta (ed.)

Published in Print: 
May 2009
Published Online: 
May 2023
eISBN: 
9780191989759
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199538102.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199538102
Since its publication in 1905 The House of Mirth has commanded attention for the sharpness of Wharton's observations and the power of her style. Its heroine, Lily Bart, is beautiful, poor, ... More
Jacob’s Room

Jacob’s Room  

Virginia Woolf and Urmila Seshagiri (ed.)

Published in Print: 
May 2009
Published Online: 
May 2023
eISBN: 
9780191989384
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780192857392.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192857392
Who is Jacob Flanders? Virginia Woolf’s third novel, published in 1922 alongside James Joyce’s Ulysses and T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land, follows this elusive title character from a sunlit ... More
The Mark on the Wall and Other Short Fiction

The Mark on the Wall and Other Short Fiction  

Virginia Woolf and David Bradshaw (ed.)

Published in Print: 
May 2009
Published Online: 
May 2023
eISBN: 
9780191990021
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199554997.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199554997
‘I shall never forget the day I wrote “The Mark on the Wall” - all in a flash, as if flying, after being kept stone breaking for months. “The Unwritten Novel” was the great discovery, ... More
Mrs Dalloway

Mrs Dalloway  

Virginia Woolf and David Bradshaw (ed.)

Published in Print: 
May 2009
Published Online: 
May 2023
eISBN: 
9780191989599
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199536009.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199536009
Mrs Dalloway, Virginia Woolf’s fourth novel, offers the reader an impression of a single June day in London in 1923. Clarissa Dalloway, the wife of a Conservative member of ... More
My Ántonia

My Ántonia  

Willa Cather and Janet Sharistanian (ed.)

Published in Print: 
May 2009
Published Online: 
May 2023
eISBN: 
9780191989766
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199538140.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199538140
My Antonia (1918) depicts the pioneering period of European settlement on the tall-grass prairie of the American midwest, with its beautiful yet terrifying landscape, rich ... More
Night and Day

Night and Day  

Virginia Woolf and Suzanne Raitt (ed.)

Published in Print: 
May 2009
Published Online: 
May 2023
eISBN: 
9780191990090
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199555604.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199555604
Katherine Hilbery, torn between past and present, is a figure reflecting Woolf’s own struggle with history. Both have illustrious literary ancestors: in Katherine’s case, her poet ... More
O Pioneers!

O Pioneers!  

Willa Cather and Marilee Lindemann (ed.)

Published in Print: 
May 2009
Published Online: 
May 2023
eISBN: 
9780191989896
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199552320.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199552320
Willa Cather’s second novel, O Pioneers! (1913) tells the story of Alexandra Bergson and her determination to save her immigrant family’s Nebraska farm. Clear-headed and fiercely ... More
Selected Essays

Selected Essays  

Virginia Woolf and David Bradshaw (ed.)

Published in Print: 
May 2009
Published Online: 
May 2023
eISBN: 
9780191990120
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199556069.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199556069
According to Virginia Woolf, the goal of the essay ‘is simply that it should give pleasure…It should lay us under a spell with its first word, and we should only wake, refreshed, with its ... More
Selected Stories

Selected Stories  

Katherine Mansfield and Angela Smith (ed.)

Published in Print: 
May 2009
Published Online: 
May 2023
eISBN: 
9780191989681
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199537358.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199537358
‘I was jealous of her writing. The only writing I have ever been jealous of.’ Virginia Woolf Virginia Woolf was not the only writer to admire Mansfield’s work: Thomas Hardy, D. H. ... More
A Son at the Front

A Son at the Front  

Edith Wharton and Julie Olin-Ammentorp (ed.)

Published in Print: 
Mar 2023
Published Online: 
Dec 2023
eISBN: 
9780198900610
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780198859550.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198859550
In A Son at the Front, her only novel dealing with World War I, Edith Wharton offers a vivid portrait of American expatriate life in Paris, as well as a gripping portrayal of a complex ... More
Summer

Summer  

Edith Wharton and

Published in Print: 
Aug 2015
Published Online: 
May 2023
eISBN: 
9780191989407
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780198709985.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198709985
Charity Royall lives in the small New England village of North Dormer. Born among outcasts from the Mountain beyond, she is rescued by lawyer Royall and lives with him as his ward. Never ... More
To The Lighthouse

To The Lighthouse  

Virginia Woolf and David Bradshaw (ed.)

Published in Print: 
May 2009
Published Online: 
May 2023
eISBN: 
9780191989667
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199536610.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199536610
Inspired by the lost bliss of her childhood summers in Cornwall, Virginia Woolf produced one of the masterworks of English literature in To the Lighthouse. It concerns the Ramsay family and ... More
The Voyage Out

The Voyage Out  

Virginia Woolf and Lorna Sage (ed.)

Published in Print: 
May 2009
Published Online: 
May 2023
eISBN: 
9780191989827
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199539307.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199539307
The Voyage Out (1915) is the story of a rite of passage. When Rachel Vinrace embarks for South America on her father’s ship she is launched on a course of self-discovery in a ... More

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