"A well-presented edition. Orgel's introduction is superior."--Marvin Magalaner, NYU
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About the Author
(1862Â1937) published poetry and short stories in magazines and in volume form before her novel The House of Mirth
became a bestseller and established her as a writer of both distinction and popular appeal. Her other novels include Ethan Frome and The Age of Innocence
, winner of the Pulitzer Prize.
Linda Wagner-Martin is Frank Borden Hanes Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the editor of The Portable Edith Wharton.