A Feast of Words
The Triumph of Edith WartonDownloadable Audiobook - 2009
The mystery of how a wealthy New York socialite became a major American novelist is brilliantly explored in this fascinating critical biography, widely considered to be the most perceptive introduction to Edith Wharton's life and work. This new edition includes two chapters: one on Lily Bart and the lethal stereotypes of women on the nineteenth-century stage, and another on the way Wharton's own sensual awakening led from the frozen austerity of Ethan Frome to the lyricism and tempered happiness of Summer. Everyone who admires Wharton's novels or enjoys the films made from them will want to experience this superb biography.
Publisher: [United States] :, Blackstone Audio, Incorporated :, Made available through hoopla,, 2009.
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (19hr., 30 min.)) :,digital. digital, Digital recording data file, rda
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