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The Descent of Man and Other Stories
The Descent of Man and Other Stories
The Descent of Man and Other Stories
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The Descent of Man and Other Stories

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In 1921, Edith Wharton became the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize, earning the award for The Age of Innocence. But Wharton also wrote several other novels, as well as poems and short stories that made her not only famous but popular among her contemporaries. That included her good friend Henry James, and she counted among her acquaintances Teddy Roosevelt and Sinclair Lewis.


The Descent of Man and Other Stories is a compilation of some of Wharton's best work, including the famous title story.
LanguageEnglish
PublisherKrill Press
Release dateDec 17, 2015
ISBN9781518339721
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Edith Wharton

EDITH WHARTON (1862-1937) was an American writer and designer. In 1921 she became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, for her novel The Age of Innocence. Her other works include The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and The Custom of the Country. In her lifetime, Wharton wrote eighteen novels, seven novellas, and eighty-five short stories, as well as poetry, books on design, travelogues, literary and cultural criticism, and a memoir.

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