Edith wharton was born edith newbold jones on january 24, 1862, in new york city to george frederic jones and lucretia stevens rhinelander jones her family on both sides was established, old-money new york business aristocracy. [on marriage] the real marriage of true minds is for any two people to possess a sense of humor or irony pitched in exactly the same key, so that their joint glances at an. Edith wharton was a pulitzer prize-winning american novelist, short story writer, and designer early life and marriage wharton was born to george frederic jones. In her long career, which stretched over forty years and included the publication of more than forty books, edith wharton (1862-1937) portrayed a fascinating segment of the american experience she was a born storyteller, whose novels are justly celebrated for their vivid settings, satiric wit, ironic style, and moral seriousness her characters, such as ellen olenska in the age of innocence. Learn about edith wharton: her birthday, what she did before fame, her family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more.
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About edith wharton: edith newbold jones was born into such wealth and privilege that her family inspired the phrase keeping up with the joneses the y. In her short story the fullness of life, edith wharton wrote that a woman's life is like a great house full of rooms, most of which remain unseen: and in the innermost room, the holy of. Edith wharton (/ ˈ hw ɔːr t ən / born edith newbold jones january 24, 1862 – august 11, 1937) was an american novelist, short story writer, and designer wharton combined an insider's view of american aristocracy with a powerful prose style. Edith wharton was a talented writer, one of america's very best ever, and lived a remarkable, remarkable life you will get every detail of it in this book.
Biography early life and marriage portrait of wharton as a girl by edward harrison may (1870) edith wharton was born edith newbold jones to george frederic jones and lucretia stevens rhinelander at their brownstone at 14 west twenty-third street in new york city. Edith wharton, née edith newbold jones à new york le 24 janvier 1862 et morte à saint-brice-sous-forêt le 11 août 1937, est une romancière américaine biographie enfance, jeunesse et prémices littéraires the mount, la propriété d'edith wharton à lenox, massachusetts (crédit. Edith newbold jones wharton was born on january 24, 1862, in high-society new york to upper-class parents, george frederic jones and lucretia stevens rhinelander jones as a child and adolescent, edith was educated at home by governesses. Joseph wharton (march 3, 1826 – january 11, 1909) was an american industrialist he was involved in mining, manufacturing and education he founded the wharton school at the university of pennsylvania, co-founded the bethlehem steel company, and. Edith wharton died of a stroke on 11 august 1937 at pavillon colombe her funeral service was held at the american cathedral of the holy trinity in paris of which her father was a founding member she was buried on 14 august in the cimetière des gonards, versailles, france.
Edith wharton biography - edith wharton was born on 24th january 1862 in an aristocratic family she was home schooled by private tutors and well groomed by governesses she got married at the age of twenty to a rich banker, edward wharton. Edith wharton was born edith newbold jones in new york city, on january 24, probably in 1861 like many other biographical facts, she kept her birth year secret gossip held that the family's english tutor—not george frederic jones—was really edith's father the truth may never be known, but. Edith wharton biography author (1862–1937) novelist edith wharton was born to an old new york family, but is better known for her books ethan frome and the age of innocence. Edith wharton is a pulitzer prize-winning american novelist, short story writer, and designer biography the upper stratum of new york society into which edith wharton was born in 1862 provided her with an abundance of material as a novelist but did not encourage h er growth as an artist.
Edith wharton was one of the most celebrated female authors of the early 20th century, famous for naturalistic novels that depicted new york high society, including 1911’s ethan frome born into an upper-class new york family, she spent much of her adult life in france and did not begin her professional writing career until she was nearly 40 years old. Biography of edith wharton edith wharton was born edith newbold jones on january 24, 1862 in new york city her parents, george and lucretia jones, had roots in aristocracy dating back three centuries. Edith wharton (1861-1937), american author, chronicled the life of affluent americans between the civil war and world war i edith wharton was born edith newbold jones in. Intro biographie œuvres liens biographie d'edith wharton 1862 édith newbold jones nait le 24 janvier à new york édith est le troisième enfant (et la première fille) de.