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The Age of Innocence (World Digital Library Edition)

by Edith Wharton

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Old New York glitters before your very eyes in The Age of Innocence. A study in contrasts, the novel examines with exquisite detail the old and the new in regard to New York’s architecture, fashion, and people. It expands upon the theme of duality in the love affairs of its characters, while they exhibit qualities of either conformity or boldness, honesty or manipulation, passion or disloyalty. Heralded as Wharton’s greatest novel, The Age of Innocence is a stunning portrait of 1870s New York and the author’s adolescence.

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Old New York glitters before your very eyes in The Age of Innocence. A study in contrasts, the novel examines with exquisite detail the old and the new in regard to New York’s architecture, fashion, and people. It expands upon the theme of duality in the love affairs of its characters, while they exhibit qualities of either conformity or boldness, honesty or manipulation, passion or disloyalty. Heralded as Wharton’s greatest novel, The Age of Innocence is a stunning portrait of 1870s New York and the author’s adolescence.

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