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Edith Wharton   /ˈidɪθ wˈɔrtən/   Listen
Edith Wharton

United States novelist (1862-1937).  Synonyms: Edith Newbold Jones Wharton, Wharton.

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... and Booth Tarkington into an approach to its practices, to drive James Branch Cabell and Joseph Hergesheimer into explicit dissent, and to throw into strong relief the balanced independence of Edith Wharton and Willa Cather. The year 1920, marking a peak in the triumph of one or two species of naturalism and in some ways closing a chapter, affords an admirable occasion to take stock. This book, indeed, was planned and begun at the close of that ...
— Contemporary American Novelists (1900-1920) • Carl Van Doren

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