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RickLondonGreen: My little dog � a heartbeat at my feet. ~Edith Wharton

drjohawke: 5 of 5 stars to The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

JASKOIKE: “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” – Edith Wharton ROBXINE TCO HappyEnding

Friarlight: “Each time you happen to me all over again.” ― Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence PRIYANKIT BB16 FINALE DANCE

Booktastik: “The Future Belonged to the Showy and the Promiscuous.” How Edith Wharton Foresaw the 21st Century

raf_walk: Writing a review for the Edith Wharton Review and cackling about how pissed Wharton would be if she knew that the journal dedicated to her bore the same initials as the *Newark* airport!

ChadSchimke: ETHAN FROME BY EDITH WHARTON

NeilSmithVA: "There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." - Edith Wharton

JonathanAMills: Here's a thought: "There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." - Edith Wharton

BeatlesFanDeb: There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. ~ Edith Wharton

vicioporpela: “There are two ways of spreading light. To be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it.” ~ Edith Wharton

BeineckeLibrary: The Mount in winter, from Edith Wharton Collection

ProfShakespeare: What Edith Wharton can still do:

seeshespeak: My friend took me out to dinner and told the waiter that it was her friend Edith Wharton’s birthday and I guess he thought that meant me and then this happened: a birthday donut + espresso martini

NimianeStandish: Had to move from the l.e. New house. New pool. Cabana. Fountain. Plastic surgery for Mommy. Ghetto high school for me. Districted over the county line. Then RFK Jr. Shows up at a school assembly on the environment. Yeah. You tell me. I picked up Edith Wharton. Mike came to help

RoughlyDaily: “The future belonged to the showy and the promiscuous” - Edith Wharton, The Custom of the Country

mcsweeneys: We missed Wharton's b-day a couple days ago, but here's a belated Happy Birthday, Edith!

simcarter: I took you & your podcast for a walk today, Kat! Such a jam packed episode, query critiques, an author convo & really intriguing info on Edith Wharton. Now I’m curious, we have Wharton’s books & screen adaptations, is there a novel about her life?

olgaserhi: HBD Edith Wharton, the first female author to win the Pulitzer Prize. The first author whose writing I couldn’t get enough of - immediately bought and read everything she wrote. Thank you for many hours of adventure and so perfectly capturing the poetry of life and love

gutenberg_org: “The Future Belonged to the Showy and the Promiscuous.” How Edith Wharton Foresaw the 21st Century

LiterateIndy: “Don't you ever mind," she asked suddenly, "not being rich enough to buy all the books you want?” ― Edith Wharton, The House of Mirth Edith Wharton was born on this day in 1862. Her library:

TheAtlantic: “Patience and I have traveled hand in hand / So many days that I have grown to trace / The lines of sad, sweet beauty in her face, / And all its veilèd depths to understand.” Read a poem by Edith Wharton, born on this day in 1862.

SpiesVespers: OTD Jan 24 1862 Author Edith Wharton born. Widely rumored to lobbied for a military intelligence capability after meeting Ralph Van Deman. Likely not true, but still a fun rumor. Also, her books hold up remarkably well.

readingnooks: “Silence May be as variously shaded as speech.” ~ Edith Wharton ~ Born on this day, in 1862

Elhadji89565718: “The Future Belonged to the Showy and the Promiscuous.” How Edith Wharton Foresaw the 21st Century

RealitySelect0r: Life is always a tightrope or a feather bed. Give me the tightrope. Edith Wharton

MmeGuillotine: Edith Wharton, who was born on this day in 1862, painted by Edward Harrison May in 1870. She began writing as a child and would be the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, for her novel The Age of Innocence, which drew on her knowledge of upper class New York life.

DeanFacMatters: “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

Milo_AFC: Listening to Hernan Diaz's TRUST at the moment & it is fantastic. Like the structure of the two parts; a ghostwriter and a businessman the main characters, and the backdrop of the shadows of communism vs. capitalism being very much strong themes at play here. Edith Wharton-esque.

SeanMcGrady: “The Future Belonged to the Showy and the Promiscuous.” How Edith Wharton Foresaw the 21st Century

PubTriviaFacts: Edith Wharton (born Edith Newbold Jones) Q: The phrase "keeping up with the Joneses" possibly originated with the family of what author who was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction?

ServantofDagon: I caught up on a few blind spot novellas from the literary canon recently, and besides Edith Wharton I found Kafka was the only one who could bring up any empathy with women.

AJWrightMLS: 1862 Jan 24: Author Edith Wharton was born. Her novel "Twilight Sleep" used that labor pain relief method as a metaphor

cire_e: "The Age of Innocence" by Edith Wharton "The Age of Innocence" [film], Martin Scorsese (director)

LitManhattan: Happy birthday, Edith Wharton! New York still loves you!

Suffrage100MA: HBD Edith Wharton (1862-1937), first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize in Literature (1921), and one of the most influential American authors of all time. Writing over 40 books in 40 years, Wharton often wrote about women navigating patriarchal society.

lithub: "She seems to have foreseen the excesses, obsessions, and spectacles of our current moment." Emily J. Orlando on Edith Wharton's enduring relevance and foresight.

lithub: "For all its new technologies, conveniences, and modes of travel and communication, our own 'Gilded Age' is a lot like hers."

UnionLibraryNJ: On January 24, 1862 the author Edith Wharton was born, enjoy her works and other classics that are available in our libraries.

_Glasp: "There are two ways of spreading light to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." ― Edith Wharton

readingnooks: “In every heart there should be one grief that is like a well in the desert.” ~ Edith Wharton ~ Born on this day, in 1862

larwoolf: January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937 Edith Wharton brought us “The Age Of Innocence”, “Ethan Frome”, “The House Of Mirth.” In 1921, she became the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize, for her novel “The Age of Innocence” set in the Gilded Age of upper class 1870’s NY

BeineckeLibrary: from The Age of Innocence. Holograph manuscript, corrected in Edith Wharton collection

HossainNilofar: “Set wide the window. Let me drink the day.” ― Edith Wharton © Anna Ådén

summerpierre: Happy Birthday Edith Wharton! Her book GHOSTS is one of my favorite collections. Her story ALL SOULS is the last story she wrote and is my favorite of all the things I’ve read by her—a masterpiece ✨way to end at the top, Edith! ✨

readingnooks: “Do you remember what you said to me once? That you could help me only by loving me? Well — you did love me for a moment; and it help me. It has always helped me.” ~ Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence ~ Born on this day, in 1862

brainpicker: Edith Wharton, born on this day in 1862, on depression and how to find happiness in solitude

HossainNilofar: “If only we'd stop trying to be happy, we could have a pretty good time.” ― Edith Wharton © Shinji Aratani

gerald51m: 5113. The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home. Tour reviews: We highly recommend touring this house, taking both the guided garden tour (if available) and house tour as well as t... LGPUYUH

RomGothSam: 6) 1916 - Kerfol - Edith Wharton If you like your houses/castles haunted by dogs, this is the one for you!

dedication_bot: Ghosts by Edith Wharton

MarkAJHolcomb: "There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." - Edith Wharton

Lindzay_loves: Edith Wharton’s Ethan Frome is now the only thing I will talk about for 3-5 business days

litcharts: New guide! The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton

dickinsonhqddd: Edith Wharton at Home: Life at the Mount EABIVCX

ATGWSuccess: 35 Inspirational Edith Wharton Quotes On Success

andela_bobic: “Each time you happen to me all over again.” — Edith Wharton

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PedagogyAmLitSt: Free Course Idea: A single-author class on Edith Wharton, but it's looking at pictures of her and her dogs.

AuthorDiArmani: New post: Day 203: Edith Wharton – There are two ways of spreading light

JMDReid: “True originality consists not in a new manner, but in a new vision.” --Edith Wharton

contentmo: Writers Inspirational Quotes In any really good subject, one has only to probe deep enough to come to tears. - Edith Wharton

mjfiori: Starting Summer, by Edith Wharton

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gravescribe: “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” – Edith Wharton, “Vesalius in Zante,” 1902.

EllenKushner: I am so glad I already have a literary agent. Bcs if I had to write a query letter with the dread COMPARABLES for the Riverside WIP, it wd probably be like: "Edith Wharton has a love child with Alexandre Dumas and has been hiding it ever since in Fran Leibowitz’s maid’s room"

swftdeschanel: summer- edith wharton 4/5 ⭐

swftdeschanel: is there any edith wharton book with a happy ending?

BT4u2c: There are two ways of spreading light: To be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. - Edith Wharton

AllOnFire: Writers Inspirational Quotes In any really good subject, one has only to probe deep enough to come to tears. - Edith Wharton

PetreRaleigh: Somebody in the replies to that "red flag authors" tweet said Edith Wharton and described it as "personal enmity." We have the real old heads checking in on here I guess

Nina_Metz: A nepo baby but also on both his mother and father’s sides he’s a descendant of two of the oldest Dutch families who became massively rich and arrogant as colonizers in 17th century — eventually becoming the type of snobby Knickerbockers of Edith Wharton’s Old New York

tayparade: “Before there was Gossip Girl, there was Edith Wharton”

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ptuns: Henry James was born there but I don't think of him as a New York writer. Edith Wharton & F. Scott Fitzgerald had a NY point of view. Nathanael West had a New York sensibility & wrote about the city (& state). S.J. Perelman brought is Brooklyn sensibility to his travel writing.

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes In any really good subject, one has only to probe deep enough to come to tears. - Edith Wharton

hondafitlife: im sorry but who cares about edith wharton!!!!! when henry james is right there!!!!

StorytellerMG: My dad sends me daily quotes "There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." - Edith Wharton And to the above quote I might add - "and don't be the person who is merely content with cursing the darkness!"



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