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    Edith Wharton ô 9 Read Free read ð E-book, or Kindle E-pub ô Edith Wharton Free read The Age of Innocence “Each time you happen to me all over again” Imagine that person you love most in this world right within your grasp but somehow out of reach An invisible thin wall keeping you apart Apart but not away from each other Together yet not with each other This is the worst form of torture a torture of invisible chains and soundless screams Co

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    Pdf Free The Age of Innocence BY Edith Wharton This book which examines lives stifled by the social conventions of 1870s Manhattan is a classic masterpiece precisely because it is anything but conventional Ironically it had me longing for the lovers to dip their toes in love story convention by finding a hotel room at least once especially with lines like this one“Each time you happen to me all over again” Oh Newland Archer Oh Ellen OlenskaBut no the b

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Free read The Age of Innocence

Edith Wharton ô 9 Read Free read ð E-book, or Kindle E-pub ô Edith Wharton Review õ The Age of Innocence ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Este romance ue ganhou o prémio Pulitzer em 1920 desenha com fina acidez os códigos da elite nova. Part of why I love The Age of Innocence so much is for the very reason my students hate it the subtlety of action in a society constrained by its own ridiculous rules and s In Old New York conformity is key and the upper crust go about a life of ritual that has no substance or meaning Both men and women are victims in this world as both are denied economic intellectual and creative outlets All the world s a stage in Wharton s New York and everyone wears a mask of society s creation Such is the norm until Newland ArcherSymbolically Newland represents an America on the cusp of modernization the awkward period of transition between the Victorian era and World War I At first a devout member of New York aristocracy Newland is awakened as one from a trance with the arrival of Countess Ellen Olenska Ellen decides to separate from her abusive husband Count Olenski and is rud to have escaped the Count by having an affair with his secretary a scandalous circumstance that brings her back home to her native New York Vibrant intellectual and free spirited when compared with the dowdy and restrained women he s known Ellen s predicament is a revelation to Newland As he himself has just ended an affair with a married woman and knows the ease with which society forgave his indiscretion when contrasted with Ellen Newland begins to acknowledge the ineuality amongst the sexes However there s a serious roadblock to Newland ever being with the captivating Ellen Ellen is the cousin of May Welland Newland s fiancee Wharton writes with cutting wit about the hypocritical and ludicrous customs of blue blood society and cunningly plots events to work against Newland the archer whose target is a new land in which he and Ellen can be together The pity is that ultimately May proves to be the cunning huntress who cleverly stalks and traps her uarry in the labyrinth of societyCross posted at This Insignificant Cinder

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Edith Wharton ô 9 Read Free read ð E-book, or Kindle E-pub ô Edith Wharton Review õ The Age of Innocence ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ioruina no final do século XIX É uma sociedade elegante exclusiva incomodada pelo regresso da cond. The blurb on GR gives a good summary so I will start with that as the first paragraphWinner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton s masterful portrait of desire and betrayal during the sumptuous Golden Age of Old New York a time when society people dreaded scandal than disease This is Newland Archer s world as he prepares to marry the beautiful but conventional May Welland But when the mysterious Countess Ellen Olenska returns to New York after a disastrous marriage Archer falls deeply in love with her Torn between duty and passion Archer struggles to make a decision that will either courageously define his life or mercilessly destroy itElite New York society says of the Countess separated from her husband who remains in Europe And now it s too late her life is finished For a time she considers going back to her husband She shocks people by wearing the wrong things hanging out with the wrong people or by engaging men in frank conversation In elite New York society at that time a woman could not walk away from conversation with a man to engage in conversation with another man she had to wait for him to come to her The Countess shocks people by referring occasionally to my husband when everyone expects her never to mention him But she is somewhat protected by her family connections she is Newland s wife s cousin Even though people will say in conversation I don t want to hear about anything unpleasant in her history all of them already know all the dirt Those in New York society at the time thought themselves superior to their counterparts in Europe They think know European customs because they all honeymoon and vacation there for months at a time Their goal is to keep out the new people They spend fortunes on dresses from Paris but wait a year to wear them because it is not sheik to wear the latest fashions A woman is dishonored by her husband s shady financial dealings While they claim to be well read and to love art and music they will not hang out with those types of people or invite them to their parties In conversation people blush and pale constantly Newland thinks of his wife May as a Stepford wife Seeing her brow glistening in the light he said to himself with a secret dismay that he would always know the thoughts behind it that never in all the years to come would she surprise him by an unexpected mood by a new idea a weakness a cruelty or an emotion May is That terrifying product of the social system he belonged to and believed in the young girl who knew nothing and expected everything Newland thinks of himself as enlightened Among men he says Women should be free as free as we are knowing full well that Nice women however wronged would never claim the kind of freedom he meant and generous minded men like himself were therefore in the heat of the argument the chivalrously ready to concede it to them But of May he thinks There was no use trying to emancipate a wife who had not the dimmest notion that she was not free After Newland and the Countess fall in love they enter into a kind of limbo Her choice would be stay near him as long as he did not ask her to come nearer and it depended on himself to keep her just there safe but secluded I m reminded of another novel I read recently Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garc a M ruez Can you really pine away with love for someone your entire lifeThere is good writing Just a couple of examplesSaid of an ancient matron She always indeed struck Newland Archer as having been rather gruesomely preserved in the airless atmosphere of a perfectly irreproachable existence as bodies caught in glaciers keep for years a rosy life in death The opera lets out Americans want to get away from amusement even uickly than they want to get to it There s a lot of local color of New York s Fifth Avenue district and of Newport A great read and I will add it to my favorites Thanks to Tina Tom Jaidee Joshie Dan and Heather who encouraged me to read of Edith Wharton this book in particular Top photo of a New York Fifth Avenue mansion from boweryboyshistorycomInterior of a modern Fifth Avenue mansion from thenypostfileswordpresscom2013A mansion in Newport RI Chateau Sur Mer from assetssimpleviewinccomThe author from edithwhartonorg

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Edith Wharton ô 9 Read Free read ð E-book, or Kindle E-pub ô Edith Wharton Review õ The Age of Innocence ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Essa Olenska ue se separou do marido na Europa e traz consigo um perturbante sopro de independência. This book which examines lives stifled by the social conventions of 1870s Manhattan is a classic masterpiece precisely because it is anything but conventional Ironically it had me longing for the lovers to dip their toes in love story convention by finding a hotel room at least once especially with lines like this one Each time you happen to me all over again Oh Newland Archer Oh Ellen OlenskaBut no the brilliant Edith Wharton doesn t allow it She stays the course showing the follies of Old New York society the sometimes impossible and suffocating nature of marriage and the changeability of social s that seem so important in the moment but which are forgotten with the passing of a few years She also shows how both noble and tragic it is to do the right thing rather than chasing happiness where it fliesThe poignancy of resignation and missed opportunities reminds me of similar themes addressed in The Remains of the Day And though Wharton s Pulitzer Prize winning novel was written almost a hundred years ago it still feels fresh and relevant This was my second reading of this book The last time I read it was probably two decades ago so it was almost like I was reading it for the first time The only thing I can remember of my first reading was the feeling I had as I turned the last page The overwhelming sense of I loved this and must read it again I had the same experience this time I guess some things just don t change

  • Hardcover
  • 320
  • The Age of Innocence
  • Edith Wharton
  • Portuguese
  • 06 October 2019
  • 9788496142176