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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: 
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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
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
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
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
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

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