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About Edith Wharton
Edith Wharton was an American author and designer. She mainly focused on novels and short stories for her writing.
Born into a wealthy aristocratic family, she had first-hand knowledge of the upper-class way of life and employed that in her works. Her most popular novels include “The House of Mirth”, “The Age of Innocence” and “Ethan Frome”.
Besides her story writing, she found joy in interior and garden designing and wrote books on them as well.
She was born to Lucretia Stevens Rhinelander and George Frederic Jones as Edith Newbold Jones. She was her parents’ youngest of three children and only daughter.
From 1885 to 1913, she was married to Edward Robbins Wharton. She reportedly dated journalist Morton Fullerton while she was still married to Wharton.
The Pulitzer Prize for literature in 1921 went to her novel, “The Age of Innocence”.
She died on 11 August 1937 of a stroke.
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Famous quotes by Edith Wharton
Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before.Edith Wharton
If only we'd stop trying to be happy we'd have a pretty good time.Edith Wharton
Life is the only real counselor wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue.Edith Wharton
Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious near-by freedom of death.Edith Wharton
The only way not to think about money is to have a great deal of it.Edith Wharton
There are moments when a man's imagination, so easily subdued to what it lives in, suddenly rises above its daily level and surveys the long windings of destiny.Edith Wharton
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.Edith Wharton
F.A.Q. about Edith Wharton
When is her birthday?
Edith Wharton's birthday is on January 24, 1862.
In how many days is her birthday?
Edith's birthday is in 177 days
How old was Edith when she died?
She was 75 years old.
When did she die?
She died in August 11, 1937.
How old would she be today?
Edith Wharton would be 159 years old if she was alive today.
Where was Edith from?
She was born in New York City, New York, U.S..
Edith Wharton's Popularity
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People born on January 24 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Edith Wharton is the 2610th most popular Aquarius.
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