The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence

eBook - 1996
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When the Countess Ellen Olenska returns from Europe, fleeing her brutish husband, her rebellious independence and passionate awareness of life stir the educated sensitivity of Newland Archer, already engaged to be married to her cousin May Welland, "that terrifying product of the social system he belonged to and believed in, the young girl who knew nothing and expected everything." As the consequent drama unfolds, Edith Wharton's sharp ironic wit and Jamesian mastery of form create a disturbingly accurate picture of men and women caught in a society that denies humanity while desperately defending "civilization".
Publisher: New York : Penguin, 1996
ISBN: 9781101157428
9781101156551
1101157429
1101156554
Branch Call Number: Online eBook
Characteristics: xxx, 330 p. ;,20 cm
Additional Contributors: Wolff, Cynthia Griffin
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