Edith Wharton’s Birthday
Edith Wharton was an Amerian Novelist who wrote short stories, novels, and was a designer.
She was born in New York on January 25, 1862, and died in Paris, France on August 11, 1937.
Ms. Wharton’s short stories and novels focused on the upper-class society to which she was born. Her best-known novel was “Ethan Frome” (1911).
Her most notable short stories were “Roman Fever,” “Madame Treymes,” “The Muse’s Tragedy,” and “Crucial Instances.”
Ms. Wharton also wrote, “The Reef” (1912), “The Custom of the Country” (1913), “Summer” (1917), and “The Age of Innocence” (1920), for which she won the Pulitzer Prize.
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