Author:Edith Wharton

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Edith Wharton
Pulitzer Prize winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer; 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.
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Edith Wharton





Short Stories[edit]


  • The Decoration of Houses, with Ogden Codman 1897 IA
  • "A Midsummer Week's Dream: August in Italy," Scribner's Magazine, Aug 1902
  • "Picturesque Milan", in Scribner's Magazine, Feb 1903
  • Italian Villas and Their Gardens, 1904
  • Italian Backgrounds, 1905
  • A Motor-Flight Through France, 1908 (travel)
  • "George Cabot Lodge", in Scribner's Magazine, Feb 1910
  • Fighting France, from Dunkerque to Belfort, 1915 (war)
  • "In Argonne," Scribner's Magazine, Jun 1915
  • "In Lorraine and the Vosges," Scribner's Magazine, Oct 1915
  • "In the North," Scribner's Magazine, Nov 1915
  • French Ways and Their Meaning, 1919
  • In Morocco, 1920 (travel)
  • The Writing of Fiction, 1925 (essays on writing)
  • A Backward Glance, 1934 (autobiography)
  • Edith Wharton: The Uncollected Critical Writings, Edited by Frederick Wegener, 1996
  • Edith Wharton Abroad: Selected Travel Writings, 1888–1920, Edited by Sarah Bird Wright, 1995


Works about Wharton[edit]

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1937, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 75 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.