Collected Stories

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Collected Stories
Baker & Taylor
Contains thirty-eight short stories exploring the author's themes of relations between the sexes, satire of social class, character, and morality.

Blackwell North Amer
With this volume (a companion to Collected Stories 1911-1937), The Library of America presents the finest of Wharton's achievement in short fiction, drawn from the more than eighty stories she published over the course of her career. Here, in settings familiar and exotic, are all of Wharton's characteristic qualities and themes: her candid exploration of relations between the sexes; her satire, sometimes gentle, sometimes despairing, of social class and its distinctions; her keen-eyed observation of the minutiae of character; her unflinching recognition of the power of conventional morality and the limits of passion, tempered by her delightful sense of play.

Publisher: New York : Library of America : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. by Penguin Putnam, c2001
ISBN: 1883011930
Branch Call Number: FIC W
Characteristics: 2 v. ; 21 cm.


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Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937
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