4 edition of Xingu And Other Stories found in the catalog.
August 29, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||444|
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, The . A side from her Pulitzer Prize-winning talent as a novel writer, Edith Wharton also distinguished herself as a short story writer, publishing more than seventy-two stories in ten volumes during her lifetime. The best of her short fiction is collected here in Roman Fever and Other Stories. From her picture of erotic love and illegitimacy in the title story to her exploration of the aftermath of /5(2).
XINGU AND OTHER STORIES. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, Octavo, pp.   [ ads], title page printed in red and black, original reddish brown cloth, front panel stamped in gold and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, fore-edge untrimmed. First edition. Showcasing the talent of one of the greatest novelists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, this collection gathers five of Edith Wharton’s short stories. Jealous husbands, spinsters who have wasted away their lives, and bored ladies infatuated with money and aspirations populate these stories that range from moral drama to satire. Though she is primarily known for her novels, Wharton 4/5(2).
Xingu | Modern readers will love this edition of Edith Wharton's classic short story XINGU. Edith Wharton's popular classic short story XINGU and her essay THE VICE OF READING, plus a Reader's Discussion Guide all in one provides a unique edition that offers an individual reader, as well as book club members, opportunity for discussion and reflection. Edith Wharton (–) was born in New York and is best known for her stories of life among the upper-class society into which she was born. She was educated privately at home and in Europe. In she began writing fiction, and her novel The House of Mirth established her as a leading novels The Age of Innocence and Old New York were each awarded the Pulitzer Prize.3/5.
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Roman Fever and Other Stories study guide contains a biography of Edith Wharton, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.
They speculate whether Xingu is a book, a language, or a philosophy. After this conversation goes on for some time, the women finally decide to look.
Xingu and other stories is an absorbing collection of literature. Contents include; Xingu, Coming home, Autres temps, Kerfol, The long Run, The triumph of night, The choice and Bunner : Xingu, character in James Thurber's children's book The 13 Clocks; Xingu and Other Stories, early short-story collection by Edith Wharton; This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Xingu.
If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the. As the title suggests, this is a collection of Edith Wharton's short stories. Overall this is an enjoyable collection of short stories that is worth reading as many of the stories showcase the human condition.
"Xingu" is a laugh-out-loud story of a pompous book club. "Coming Home" tells the tale of a wounded French soldier returning to his home near the front.
Genre/Form: Short stories Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wharton, Edith, Xingu. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wharton, Edith, Xingu.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [©] (OCoLC) Document Type. Xingu • Roman Fever • The Marne • A Bottle of Perrier • All Souls • 24 other stories • pages During Story of the Week ’s first year, we have been gratified to learn (via e-mail messages, blog posts, and phone calls) that an increasing number of readers are using selections for reading groups, the classroom, and library events.
Not quite a novella and yet more than a short story, Xingu is a witty and humorous look at pomposity, snobbery, and the inclination to derive worth from someone other than self. It was a bundle of satirical fun that made me laugh, while shaking my head and protesting to myself that "I have met these people."4/5.
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Roby, after a bright glance about the group, went on: "They probably think, as I do, that nothing really matters except the thing itself -- except Xingu.". The Paperback of the Xingu by Edith Wharton at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.
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Xingu and Other Stories Edith Wharton Charles Scribner's Sons, Octoberpg Xingu and Other Stories is an uneven collection of stories from a writer in the midst of her most fertile work. The good stories show similar concerns of her more famous novels.
reprinted in Xingu and Other Stories (). each other in the boat, and the book had gone overboard, so she’d heard of Xingu.” And this was felt by the other mem-bers to be graceful way of cancelling once for all the club’s obligation to Mrs. Size: KB.
Title: Xingu, and other stories Date of first publication: Author: Edith Wharton () Date first posted: Aug. 28, Date last updated: Aug. 28, Faded Page eBook # Xingu first appeared in the Scribner’s Magazine for December The story was subsequently included in Edith Wharton’s collection of short fiction, Xingu and Other Stories published in It is one of her most popular and most frequently anthologised stories –.
Xingu is a short story about a woman's luncheon club devised as a means of keeping its members up to date with the latest goings on in the world. After the glamorous novelist Osric Dane stuns the other women with her bored disposition and blunt questions, the conversation is left stale - that is, until the previously quiet Mrs.
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