The Age of InnocenceEdith Wharton
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Widely regarded as one of Edith Wharton's greatest achievements, The Age of Innocence is not only subtly satirical, but also a sometimes dark and disturbing comedy of manners in its exploration of the 'eternal triangle' of love. Set against the backdrop of upper-class New York society during the 1870s, the author's combination of powerful prose combined with a thoroughly researched and meticulous evocation of the manners and style of the period, has delighted readers since the novel's first publication in 1920. In 1921 The Age of Innocence achieved a double distinction - it won the Pulitzer Prize and it was the first time this prestigious award had been won by a woman author.
Edith Wharton - Autor
Edith Wharton (1862–1937) s-a născut la New York. Autoarea a combinat perspectiva asupra claselor americane privilegiate, din care făcea parte, cu o înclinaţie naturală spre un stil ironic, adesea incisiv. Romanele şi nuvelele sale au un pronunţat caracter social şi psihologic. Wharton a fost prietena şi confidenta multor intelectuali de marcă ai vremii: Henry James, Sinclair Lewis, Jean Cocteau, André Gide şi preşedintele Theodore...AFLĂ MAI MULTE Vezi toate cărţile