Edith Wharton: Four Novels of the 1920s: The Glimpses of the Moon / A Son at the Front / Twilight Sleep / The Children

Edith Wharton: Four Novels of the 1920s: The Glimpses of the Moon / A Son at the Front / Twilight Sleep / The Children

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598534535
Publisher: Library of America
Publication date: 09/29/2015
Series: Library of America Edith Wharton Edition Series , #5
Pages: 1100
Sales rank: 908,896
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Edith Wharton (1862-1937) is a central figure in American literature, a masterful chronicler of her age and prolific writer in many modes. Her major works include The House of Mirth (1905), Ethan Frome (1911), The Custom of the Country (1913) and The Age of Innocence (1920), for which she received the Pulitzer Prize, the first awarded to a woman.

Hermione Lee, editor of this volume, is President of Wolfson College, Oxford, a Fellow of the British Academy and the Royal Society of Literature, and the author of acclaimed biographies of Virginia Woolf, Willa Cather, Penelope Fitzgerald, and Edith Wharton.

Date of Birth:

January 24, 1862

Date of Death:

August 11, 1937

Place of Birth:

New York, New York

Place of Death:

Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt, France

Education:

Educated privately in New York and Europe

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