Posts Tagged ‘The Age of Innocence’


Kerfol, and other Edith Wharton ghost stories

I discovered these thanks to the discussions we had at two of my Yahoo lists, Eighteenth Century Worlds and Women Writers Through The Ages. I began with Mr. Jones and was fascinated by it. The multiple layers, the historical depth (the backstory takes place in the late 18th and early 19th centuries), the sense of […]

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Edith Wharton’s Paris, and The Age of Innocence

Edith Wharton must be the most French of American writers. Not only did she live in France and use it as a setting for her novels, she understood the country. Have you seen this piece by Elaine Sciolino in the New York Times? Make sure you don’t miss the slide show, though I wish the […]