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This comprehensive eBook offers readers the unique opportunity of exploring Edith Wharton’s novels, novellas, short stories and much, much more. In true Delphi fashion, this is the most scholarly and complete works available of this prominent American writer. (Version 3)


Features:

* illustrated with many images relating to Wharton’s life and works

* annotated with concise introductions to the novels, novellas and other works

* ALL 18 novels, each with contents tables

* INCLUDES the rare first novel FAST AND LOOSE, which Wharton wrote aged 14 – first time in digital print

* EVEN contains the Wharton’s unfinished novel THE BUCCANEERS, available nowhere else

* images of how the novels first appeared, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* ALL 12 short story collections, with RARE uncollected tales available nowhere else

* separate chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories – find that special story easily!

* the war novella THE MARNE, first time in digital print

* EVEN includes Wharton’s rare non-fiction texts, including THE DECORATION OF HOUSES, her groundbreaking manual on interior design – fully illustrated

* ALSO includes Wharton’s European and African travel books, with numerous original illustrations

* includes Wharton’s play THE JOY OF LIVING, translated from German

* features the complete poetry with rare poems available for the first time in digital print

* also includes Wharton autobiography A BACKWARD GLANCE – explore her amazing literary life

* scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres, allowing easy navigation around Wharton’s immense oeuvre


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CONTENTS:

 

The Novels
Fast And Loose
The Valley Of Decision
Sanctuary
The House of Mirth
The fruit of THE TREE
Ethan Frome
The Reef
The custom of the country
Summer
The age of innocence
The glimpses of the moon
A son at the front
The mother’s recompense
Twilight sleep
The Children
Hudson River Bracketed
The Gods Arrive
The Buccaneers

The Novellas
The Touchstone
Madame de treymes
The marne
Old new york
False dawn
The old maid
The spark
New year’s day

The Short Story Collections
The Greater Inclination
Crucial Instances
The descent of man and other stories
The hermit and the wild woman and stories
Tales of men and ghosts
Uncollected early short stories
Xingu and other stories
Here and beyond
Certain people
Human nature
The world over
Ghosts

The Short Stories
List of stories in chronological order
List of stories in alphabetical order

The Play
The Joy Of Living

The Poetry
Artemis to Actaeon and other verses
Uncollected poetry
Alphabetical list of poems

The Non-Fiction
THE DECORATION OF HOUSES
Italian villas and their gardens
Italian Backgrounds
A Motor-Flight Through France
France, From Dunkerque To Belfort
French ways and their meaning
In Morocco
The Writing Of Fiction

The Biography
A Backward Glance


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GENRE
Romans et littérature
SORTIE
2013
23 juillet
LANGUE
EN
Anglais
LONGUEUR
2,904
Pages
ÉDITEUR
Delphi Classics
TAILLE
21.5
Mo

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