He laid down the book he had been wiping, and stoodconsidering her in silence. She wondered if Miss Hatchard had senthim round to pry into the way the library was looked after, and thesuspicion increased her resentment
He laid down the book he had been wiping, and stoodconsidering her in silence. She wondered if Miss Hatchard had senthim round to pry into the way the library was looked after, and thesuspicion increased her resentment. I saw you going into her house justnow, didn't I?" she asked, with the New England avoidance of the propername.
SUMMER is one of the best books Wharton ever wrote. Wharton had a pretty jaded view of the options women faced, and "Summer" is consistent with the bleak vision she first articulated in "The House of Mirth. Thumbs up on character development, irony, plot, dialogue, etc. Great read. It's only a few bucks more and will give you added perspective on the book and Wharton.
Wharton drew upon her insider's knowledge of the upper class New York "aristocracy" to realistically portray the lives and morals of the Gilded Age. She was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1921. She was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 1996. There are passages in "Summer" to die for. Her descriptions of the New England countryside ripening into summer alongside her evocations of young Charity's blossoming sexuality are beautifully written.
A new Englander of humble origins, Charity Royall is swept into a torrid love affair with an artistically inclined young man from New York City, but her dreams of a future with him are thwarted. I loved this book so much more than I thought I would! It has all of the compelling romance and drama that one would expect from a short novella about the sexual coming-of-age of a young woman in a small New England town and, admittedly, that's what kept me turning the pages. Jenny Blounts, goodreads. Результаты поиска по книге.
the introduction blabs on and on about its eroticism, and how scandalous it is. so i have devised a little drinking game
the introduction blabs on and on about its eroticism, and how scandalous it is. so i have devised a little drinking game.
Эту книгу можно прочитать в Google Play Книгах на компьютере, а также на устройствах Android и iOS. Выделяйте текст, добавляйте закладки и делайте заметки, скачав книгу "SUMMER" для чтения в офлайн-режиме. She wrote novels of manners about the old New York society from which she came, but her attitude was consistently critical. Her irony and her satiric touches, as well as her insight into human character, continue to appeal to readers today.
She had two brothers, Frederic Rhinelander and Henry Edward.
Wharton broke the conventions of woman's romantic fiction by making Charity a thoroughly contemporary woman-in .
When World War I ended in 1918 she abandoned the fashionable urban address for the delights of the country at the Pavillon Colombe in nearby êt. Wharton was a commited supporter of French imperialism, describing herself as a "rabid imperialist".