The Age of InnocenceeBook - 2006
Edith Wharton's most famous novel, written immediately after the end of the First World War, is a brilliantly realized anatomy of New York society in the 1870s. The charming Newland Archer is content to live within its constraints until he meets Ellen Olenska, whose arrival threatens his impending marriage as well as his comfortable future. - ;'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 famous novel, written immediately after the end of the First World War, is.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxv, 265 pages) data file,rda