Reading Experience Database

Listing for Author: Edith Wharton


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1900-1945' ... when Arnold Bennett was reading Mrs [Edith] Wharton's "The House of Mirth" (1905), he concluded: "It can just be...Arnold Bennett Edith WhartonThe House of MirthPrint: Book
1900-1945'As a ?1-a-week warehouse clerk in the early 1920s, H.E. Bates spent most of the workday with Conrad, Hardy, Wells, Be...Herbert Ernest Bates Edith Wharton[unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945[L.M. Montgomery] 'read a great deal; she mentions fifty different authors in her journal which covers the years 1910 ...Lucy Maud Montgomery Edith WhartonPrint: Book
1900-1945Henry James, in letter to Edith Wharton of 17 August 1902, writes to her of 'lately having read "The Valley of Decisio...Henry James Edith WhartonThe Valley of DecisionPrint: Book
1900-1945Henry James to Edith Wharton, 8 February 1905: '[...] your good letter has found me on the very point of writing to yo...Henry James Edith WhartonThe House of Mirth (second instalment)Print: Serial / periodical
1900-1945Henry James to Edith Wharton, 8 November 1905, in praise of the conclusion to "The House of Mirth": 'Half an hour ago,...Henry James Edith WhartonThe House of Mirth (final instalment)Print: Serial / periodical
1900-1945Henry James to Edith Wharton, 24 November 1907: 'I have read "The Fruit [of the Tree", in copy sent by Wharton][...] w...Henry James Edith WhartonThe Fruit of the TreePrint: Book
1900-1945Henry James to Edith Wharton, 4 December 1912, whilst suffering from shingles: 'Your beautiful Book ["The Reef: A Nove...Henry James Edith WhartonThe Reef: A NovelPrint: Book
1900-1945'I'm reading "A Son at the Front" in book form. The wife reads serials in magazines which I don't.'Rudyard Kipling Edith WhartonA Son at the FrontPrint: Book
1900-1945Virginia Woolf to Ethel Smyth, 21 May 1934: 'I lit the fire and read Mrs Wharton; Memoirs and she knew Mrs Hunter [...Virginia Woolf Edith WhartonA Backward GlancePrint: Book
1900-1945E. M. Forster to Jessica Darling, 6 February 1912: 'Before I get off books, I will put down the names of one or two...Edward Morgan Forster Edith WhartonEthan FromePrint: Book
1900-1945'I have just read a very bad book by Edith Wharton & am cross with it for being bad because I thougt she never [underl...Esther Gwendolyn, 'Stella' Bowen Edith Wharton[unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945'The first 60 pages [of "Summer"] might well have been written with one of those quill feathers one finds lying on a q...Joseph Conrad Edith WhartonSummerPrint: Book


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