The Collected Stories of Edith Wharton / Edition 1

The Collected Stories of Edith Wharton / Edition 1

by Edith Wharton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0786711124

ISBN-13: 9780786711123

Pub. Date: 12/16/2002

Publisher: Avalon Publishing Group

Combining two volumes of Wharton's short stories in a brand new edition, this outstanding selection is the most comprehensive available. Although Edith Wharton is best known for her novels The Age of Innocence and The House of Mirth, this extensive collection of her short fiction shows her to be a master of all its varieties. Wharton's stories ... owe their

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Combining two volumes of Wharton's short stories in a brand new edition, this outstanding selection is the most comprehensive available. Although Edith Wharton is best known for her novels The Age of Innocence and The House of Mirth, this extensive collection of her short fiction shows her to be a master of all its varieties. Wharton's stories ... owe their enduring power to portray the emotional consequences of life in a rarefied world."—The New York Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786711123
Publisher:
Avalon Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/16/2002
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
1,180,117
Product dimensions:
1.42(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Pelican1
The Other Two16
The Mission of Jane32
The Reckoning47
The Last Asset64
The Letters90
Autres Temps ...120
The Long Run144
After Holbein168
Atrophy187
Pomegranate Seed197
Her Son222
Charm Incorporated271
All Souls'291
The Lamp of Psyche311
A Journey330
The Line of Least Resistance341
The Moving Finger355
Expiation370
Les Metteurs en Scene393
Full Circle409
The Daunt Diana431
Afterward444
The Bolted Door474
The Temperate Zone513
Diagnosis541
The Day of the Funeral562
Confession583
Afterword621
List of Sources625

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