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Edith Wharton


When I first came to New York I thought this neighborhood was Edith Wharton and Franny and Zooey and Breakfast at Tiffany’s all rolled into one."
Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  U.S. novelist who won the Pulitzer Prize for The Age of Innocence (first woman to win the award) (1862-1937)
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Strongly Associated with:   The Age of Innocence
Notes:
Wharton’s maiden name was Jones. She was one of the wealthy Joneses associated with the phrase "Keeping up with the Joneses".
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  • When I first came to New York I thought this neighborhood was Edith Wharton and Franny and Zooey and Breakfast at Tiffany’s all rolled into one."
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton Book I I. On a January evening of the early seventies, Christine Nilsson was singing in Faust at the Academy of Music in New York.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • BABBITT By Sinclair Lewis To Edith Wharton BABBITT CHAPTER I THE towers of Zenith aspired above the morning mist; austere towers of steel and cement and limestone, sturdy as cliffs and delicate as silver rods.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • In time she absorbed herself in Galsworthy, Edith Wharton, above all in Thomas Mann of the Joseph volumes.
    Eudora Welty  --  One Writer’s Beginnings

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  • ETHAN FROME BY EDITH WHARTON ETHAN FROME I Had the story, bit by bit, from various people, and, as generally happens in such cases, each time it was a different story.
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
  • The House of Mirth BY EDITH WHARTON BOOK ONE Chapter 1 Selden paused in surprise.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Edith Wharton [9] , Mark Twain [4] , Washington Irving [5] , Ernest Hemingway [6] , James Baldwin [7] , Upton Sinclair [7] , Arthur Miller [8] , F. Scott Fitzgerald [8] , Herman Melville [8] , Jack Kerouac [8] , Jack London [8] , John Steinbeck [8] , Joseph Conrad [8] , Langston Hughes [8] , Mary Shelley [8] , Nathaniel Hawthorne [8] , Ray Bradbury [8] , William Faulkner [8] , Anton Chekhov [9] , J.D. Salinger [9] , James Fenimore Cooper [9] , Tennessee Williams [9] , Willa Cather [9]
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