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The Resource The age of innocence, Introd. by R. W. B. Lewis

The age of innocence, Introd. by R. W. B. Lewis

Label
The age of innocence
Title
The age of innocence
Statement of responsibility
Introd. by R. W. B. Lewis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An elegant portrait of desire and betrayal in Old New York. In the highest circle of New York social life during the 1870's, Newland Archer, a young lawyer, prepares to marry the docile May Welland. Before their engagement is announced, he meets May's cousin, the mysterious, nonconformist Countess Ellen Olenska, who has returned to New York after a long absence
Summary
Engaged to marry socialite May Welland, Newland Archer meets Countess Ellen Olenska, a woman unbound by convention and surrounded by scandal, and is forced to decide between happiness and the social code that has ruled his life
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1921.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
061924
Cataloging source
HCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1862-1937
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wharton, Edith
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ3.W555
LC item number
Ag23
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Marriage
  • Upper class
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The age of innocence, Introd. by R. W. B. Lewis
Link
https://bfgb.wordpress.com/2010/08/13/the-american-by-henry-james-and-the-age-of-innocence-by-edith-wharton/
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiv, 361 pages
Isbn
9781593081430
Lccn
68027785
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Imprint varies.
System control number
  • 00001840371
  • 41867
Label
The age of innocence, Introd. by R. W. B. Lewis
Link
https://bfgb.wordpress.com/2010/08/13/the-american-by-henry-james-and-the-age-of-innocence-by-edith-wharton/
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiv, 361 pages
Isbn
9781593081430
Lccn
68027785
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Imprint varies.
System control number
  • 00001840371
  • 41867

Library Locations

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      515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, VA, 23185, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
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