Edith wharton — 'life is always either a tightrope or a feather bed give me the tightrope. Hermione lee's majestic biography of edith wharton describes a writer whose greatest work of art was her own life.
A new york city aristocrat, edith wharton wrote poetry and fiction mainly about high society life her marriage to a wealthy businessman gave wharton ample. Edith wharton was an american novelist, short story writer, and designer wharton combined an insider's view of. The life of edith wharton is not an inspiriting rags-to-riches saga, nor is it a cautionary tale of riches to rags—riches to riches, rather born edith.
Whenever i try to recall my childhood it is in my father's library that it comes to life ” wharton was born edith newbold jones into a wealthy new york family on. Biographical information about edith wharton one of the major figures in american short stories, poetry, non-fiction--wharton had a long and remarkable life.
In 1885, edith married teddy wharton, who was twelve years older than her and hailed from a similar social background they lived a relatively comfortable life. Sexual awakening in mid-life: the fullerton affair when henry james introduced morton fullerton to edith wharton in the fall of 1907, fullerton was forty-two. Edith (newbold jones) wharton, 1862, digital id 102809 , new york public in a writer's life, nothing is ever wasted every wrinkle in the fabric.
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A black comedy of manners about vast wealth and a woman who can define herself only through the perceptions of others the beautiful lily bart lives.