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The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton

The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton

by Edith Wharton

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Published by Popular Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: Classics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10261732M
    ISBN 10044508507X
    ISBN 109780445085077

    Edith Wharton (/ ˈ hw ɔːr t ən /; born Edith Newbold Jones; Janu – Aug ) was an American novelist, short story writer, playwright, and n drew upon her insider's knowledge of the upper class New York "aristocracy" to realistically portray the lives and morals of the Gilded , she was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for e awards: Pulitzer Prize for Literature, . Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton by Wharton, Edith Book The Fast Free Shipping in Books, Textbooks, Education & Reference, School Textbooks & Study Guides | eBaySeller Rating: % positive.

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    "Afterward" is a short story by American writer Edith was first published in the edition of The Century Magazine. and later reprinted in her books The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton and Tales of Men and Ghosts (). It is an ironic ghost story about greed and retribution. The ghost comes for one of the main characters long after a business .   Wharton considered herself not "a ghost-seer"—the term applied to those people who have claimed to have witnessed apparitions—but rather a "ghost-feeler," someone who senses what cannot be seen. This experience and ability enabled Edith Wharton to write chilling tales that objectify this sense of : Owen, Peter Limited.


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In narrative terms Edith Wharton's ghost stories, often concerned with the aristocracy, with old, large houses, and with shadowy spectres who have unfinished business, may sound too traditional for the knowing sensibilities of the contemporary by: This is an interesting collection of 11 Ghost Stories which are short stories written by Edith Wharton spanning from through The following stories are listed & a brief review.

All these stories are a different kind of ghost story which have outcomes with uncertainty & /5. In narrative terms Edith Wharton's ghost stories, often concerned with the aristocracy, with old, large houses, and with shadowy spectres who have unfinished business, may sound too traditional for the knowing sensibilities of the contemporary reader/5().

This book of ghost stories by Edith Wharton is a treasure for any Edith Wharton fan. Her ghost stories are superb with the same flowing rhythem of a wonderful author. Some of her plots are story lines are simple but they still manage to put me in a thumping heart stage!Cited by: The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Ten ghostly tales of the Gilded Age from one of America's finest writers -- Edith Wharton (), author of The Age of Innocence, winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

"Wharton's graceful sentences create dramatic, populous tableaux and peel back layer after layer of artifice and pretense, of what we say and how we wish to appear, The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton book the hidden kernel of what 5/5(2). These eleven finely wrought pieces showcase her mastery of the traditional New England ghost story and her fascination with spirits, hauntings, and other supernatural phenomena.

Called "flawlessly eerie" by Ms. magazine, this collection includes "Pomegranate Seed," "The Eyes," "All Souls'," "The Looking Glass," and "The Triumph of Night."Released on: Octo   One might not expect a woman of Edith Wharton's literary stature to be a believer of ghost stories, much less be frightened by them, but as she admits in her postscript to this spine-tingling collection, " till I was twenty-seven or -eight, I could not sleep in the room with a book containing a ghost story." Once her fear was overcome, however, she took to writing 4/5(12).

The selected short stories of Edith Wharton / by: Wharton, Edith, Published: () The collected short stories of Edith Wharton. by: Wharton, Edith, Published: () The New York stories of Edith Wharton / by: Wharton, Edith, Published: ().

But among Wharton’s publications is a little-known volume of paranormal tales, The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton. And, as someone who regularly seeks out frightful entertainment (whether in the form of a film, a book, or TV show), I can say without a doubt, it’s the most chilling work of art I’ve experienced.

The savagery and power of Edith Wharton’s ghost stories surprised me. The common view of Wharton (–), partly derived from photographs of the author looking stately and imperious in brocade, jewels, and furs, is. One might not expect a woman of Edith Wharton's literary stature to be a believer of ghost stories, much less be frightened by them, but as she admits in her postscript to this spine-tingling collection, " till I was twenty-seven or -eight, I could not sleep in the room with a book containing a ghost story." Once her fear was overcome, however, she took to writing tales of the 3/5(1).

An outstanding collection of literary ghost stories includes 30 of the best examples of the genre, featuring contributions from Jack London, Agatha Christie, John Steinbeck, Muriel Spark, Daphne du M M.

James is widely regarded as the father of the modern ghost story. One of my favorite books of all time, The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton is a wonderful collection of just the kind of ghost stories I like—no gore and lots of shadowy, filmy things that we’re not quite sure we’ve seen.

One of the key elements of a ghost story is the ability to unsettle the reader somewhat, to create an anxious tension that takes us at least. Edith Wharton was one of the most successful authors of the early 20th century. Inshe became the first woman to ever receive the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Age of Innocence.

Aside from her literary fiction, Wharton was widely respected as a writer of ghost stories. Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton, Vols. 1 and 2. The following presents the stories in the order listed in R.

Lewis's Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton, Vols. 1 and 2. Barbara White writes that Wharton published 85 stories (see p. xiii and p. Traumatised by ghost stories in her youth, Pulitzer Prize winning author Edith Wharton ( ) channelled her fear and obsession into creating a series of spine-tingling tales filled with spirits beyond the grave and other supernatural phenomena.

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Edith Wharton was one of the most successful authors of the early 20th century. Inshe became the first woman to ever receive the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Age of Innocence. Aside from her literary fiction, Wharton was widely respected as a writer of ghost stories.

Collected here are /5(8). The ghost stories of Edith Wharton. Edith Wharton. Constable, - Fiction - pages.

A bit uneven, for sure, but there are some excellently creepy stories in here, particularly in the second half of the book. Among those I liked best: "Kerfol," "Mr. Jones," "Pomegranate Seed," and "Miss Mary Pask."4/5(10).

Traumatised by ghost stories in her youth, Pulitzer Prize winning author Edith Wharton ( ) channelled her fear and obsession into creating a series of spine-tingling tales filled with spirits beyond the grave and other supernatural phenomena/5(3K).One might not expect a woman of Edith Wharton's literary stature to be a believer of ghost stories, much less be frightened by them, but as she admits in her postscript to this spine-tingling collection, " till I was twenty-seven or -eight, I could not sleep in the room with a book containing a ghost story." Once her fear was overcome, however, she took to writing tales of the .