Biography

From Wikipedia

Edith Wharton (born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 –

August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story

writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in

1927, 1928 and 1930. Wharton combined her insider's view of America's

privileged classes with a brilliant, natural wit to write humorous, incisive

novels and short stories of social and psychological insight. She was well

acquainted with many of her era's other literary and public figures, including

Theodore Roosevelt.

From Wikipedia

Edith Wharton (born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 –

August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story

writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in

1927, 1928 and 1930. Wharton combined her insider's view of America's

privileged classes with a brilliant, natural wit to write humorous, incisive

novels and short stories of social and psychological insight. She was well

acquainted with many of her era's other literary and public figures, including

Theodore Roosevelt.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Female

Known Credits 9

Birthday 1862-01-24

Day of Death 1937-08-11

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

2000 The House of Mirth Novel
1993 The Age of Innocence Novel
1993 Ethan Frome Novel
1990 The Children Novel
1981 The House of Mirth Novel
1939 The Old Maid Novel
1934 The Age of Innocence Novel
1929 The Marriage Playground Novel
1924 The Age of Innocence Writer

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