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Age of Innocence - Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence, by American writer Edith Wharton (1862-1937), was published in 1920. Read more about The Age of Innocence.
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'The Age of Innocence' Questions for Study and Discussion
The Age of Innocence is a famous novel by Edith Wharton, who incorporated the high life of Old New York into her novels. Here are a few questions for study and discussion.

'The Age of Innocence' Quotes
The Age of Innocence is one of the most famous novels by Edith Wharton. Published in 1920, the book became a bestseller and was awarded the National Book Award in 1921. The novel centers around the lives of Newland Archer, May Welland, and Ellen Mingott, the Countess Olenska. What does society expect? How does the individual function in the community? Read these quotes from The Age of Innocence, by Edith Wharton.

'The Age of Innocence' Review
Edith Wharton's Pulitzer prize winning turn-of-the-century novel, The Age of Innocence, shows Newland Archer as a wealthy lawyer happily engaged to the sweet and innocent May Welland, a young woman from a socially acceptable upper-class family.

'The Age of Innocence' Study Guide
The Age of Innocence is a famous American novel, written by Edith Wharton, one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. This award-winning novel is widely studied and revered as one of the most important novels in American literature. Here's a study guide--with resources, questions, and other study tools.

Edith Wharton Books
Edith Wharton was a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, with works that include: The House of Mirth (1905), The Custom of the Country (1913), and The Age of Innocence (1920).

New York Literature Books
New York has been a place that has captured the imagination of some of our greatest writers. Walt Whitman, Henry James, and Edith Wharton were all born in New York... And many other classic writers made New York their home.

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