The house of mirth

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An immensely popular bestseller upon its publication in 1905, The House of Mirth was Edith Wharton's first great novel. Set among the elegant brownstones of New York City and opulent country houses like gracious Bellomont on the Hudson, the novel creates a satiric portrayal of what Wharton herself called "a society of irresponsib- le pleasure-seekers" with a precision comparable to that of Proust. And her brilliant and complex characterization of the doomed Lily Bart, whose stunning beauty and dependence on marriage for economic survival reduce her to a decorative object, becomes an incisive commentary on the nature and status of women in that society.
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subject_facetNew York (N.Y.) -- Fiction
Psychological fiction
Single women -- Fiction
Social classes -- Fiction
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The House of Mirth
The house of mirth / Edith Wharton ; with an introduction by R.W.B. Lewis
The house of mirth [electronic resource] / Edith Wharton
title_shortThe house of mirth
topic_facetClassic Literature
Fiction
Historical Fiction
Literature
Romance
Single women
Social classes