Themes with Edith Wharton

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1862/01/24 Born at 14 W 23th St, New York City Edith Wharton's Childhood Home New York City Edith Wharton's Birthday
1866/00/00 Jones family travels to Italy, France, Spain and Germany. Visitor
1872/00/00 Jones family returns to New York. They summer in Newport, Rhode Island. Visitor
1878/00/00 Verses - published Author Verses
1885/04/29 At age 23, Edith Newbold Jone marries Edward Robbins Wharton, who was 12 years her senior, at the Trinity Chapel Complex. Bride Trinity Chapel Complex New York City Marriage of Edith Wharton and Edward Robbins Wharton
1888/00/00 The Wharton family take a Mediterranean cruise with James Van Alen. Guest
1889/00/00 The Wharton's buy Land's End, an oceanfront estate at the end of Bellevue Avenue. Home Lands End Mansion Newport
1891/00/00 Edith Wharton purchases townhouse at 882-884 Park Ave, New York. She hires Ogden Codman Jr to redesign the interior. Home
1892/00/00 Edith Wharton writes 'Bunner Sisters' sometime around 1892 Author Bunner Sisters
1894/00/00 The Whartons meet Vernon Lee in Italy. Born Violet Paget in 1856 to English parents who lived on the Continent, Lee authored a number of novels, short stories, travel essays, studies of Italian art and music, psychological aesthetics, polemics. Life
1897/00/00 The Decoration of Houses - published Author The Decoration of Houses
1899/02/25 Souls Belated - published Author Souls Belated
1900/07/00 Whartons summer at The Poplars in Lenox.
1901/00/00 Eager to escape Newport, Whartons buy 113-acre Laurel Lake Farm in Lenox for $40,600. Edith plans The Mount, a home created for a designer, gardener, hostess and writer. Architect, Home The Mount Lenox
1901/02/29 "The Angel at the Grave" is published in Scribner's Magazine on February 29th, 1901 and appeared in the collection Crucial Instances the same year. Author The Angel at the Grave
1904/00/00 Italian Villas and Their Gardens - published Author Italian Villas and Their Gardens
1905/00/00 Volunteer Associate Manager, Edith Wharton, and Assistant Librarian, Kate Spencer, become friends while working at the Lenox Library. Work Lenox Library Lenox
1905/00/00 Italian Backgrounds - published Author Italian Backgrounds
1905/00/00 The House of Mirth - published Author The House of Mirth
1907/00/00 Whartons rent George Vanderbilt's apartment in Paris, France, for winter months
1907/03/02 Madame de Treymes - published Author Madame de Treymes
1908/00/00 The Hermit and the Wild Woman and Other Stories - published Author The Hermit and the Wild Woman and Other Stories
1908/00/00 Teddy Robbins Wharton's mental state is determined to be incurable. Life Marriage of Edith Wharton and Edward Robbins Wharton
1909/00/00 Artemis to Actaeon and Other Verse - published Author Artemis to Actaeon and Other Verse
1910/00/00 Whartons separate. Edith Wharton rents an apartment in Paris, France. Marriage of Edith Wharton and Edward Robbins Wharton
1910/10/00 Tales of Men and Ghosts - published Author Tales of Men and Ghosts
1911/00/00 The Whartons sell The Mount in Lenox, Mass. Edith moves permanently to France and Teddy returns to his sister's home in Lenox, Mass. Bride The Mount Lenox Marriage of Edith Wharton and Edward Robbins Wharton
1911/08/00 "Ethan Frome" is serialized in Scribner's Magazine from August to October 1911. They paid $2,500 for the serial rights and gave Edith a $2,000 advance against book royalties. Author Ethan Frome
1912/00/00 The Reef - published Author The Reef
1912/02/00 "Ethan Frome" is published simultaneously in London and New York. Author Ethan Frome
1914/00/00 Edith Wharton establishes American Hostels for Refugees.
1915/00/00 France, from Dunkerque to Belfort - published Author Fighting France: From Dunkerque to Belfort
1915/00/00 Edith Wharton creates Children of Flanders Rescue Committee.
1916/10/00 Xingu and Other Stories - published Author Xingu and Other Stories
1916/10/00 Xingu and Other Stories - published Author Bunner Sisters
1917/00/00 Written in Paris during the Great War, "Summer" is published by Charles Scribner's Sons. Author Summer
1918/00/00 The Marne - published Author The Marne (novella)
1919/00/00 Edith Wharton moves to Pavillon Colombe. She leases Ste Claire during winter months.
1920/00/00 The Age of Innocence - published Author The Age of Innocence
1920/10/00 In Morocco - published Author In Morocco
1921/00/00 Edith Wharton becomes first woman to receive Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, for?The Age of Innocence
1923/00/00 A Son at the Front - published Author A Son at the Front
1924/00/00 Old New York - published Author Old New York
1927/00/00 Edith Wharton is nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1927.
1928/00/00 Edith Wharton is nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1928.
1930/00/00 Edith Wharton is nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1930.
1932/00/00 The Gods Arrive - published Author The Gods Arrive
1934/00/00 A Backward Glance - published Author A Backward Glance
1934/00/00 Roman Fever - published Author Roman Fever
1937/00/00 "The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton" is published. Author Ghost (Stories of Edith Wharton)
1937/08/11 Edith Wharton dies at age 75 at Pavillon Colombe, a suburban villa in the village of St Brice-sous-Foret. She is buried, in the Cimetiere des Gonards in Versailles, close to her friend Walter Berry. Died

61 Creative Works by Edith Wharton »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Verses Author Book 1878/00/00
Bunner Sisters Author Short Story 1892/00/00
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The Decoration of Houses Author Book 1897/00/00
Souls Belated Author Short Story 1899/02/25
The Greater Inclination Author Book 1899/03/25
The Touchstone Author Book 1900/00/00
Crucial Instances Author Book 1901/00/00
The Angel at the Grave Author Short Story 1901/02/29
The Valley of Decision Author Book 1902/00/00
The Reckoning Author Short Story 1902/08/00
Sanctuary Author Book 1903/00/00
Italian Villas and Their Gardens Author Essay 1904/00/00
The Descent of Man and Other Stories Author Book 1904/00/00
Italian Backgrounds Author Book 1905/00/00
The House of Mirth Author Book 1905/00/00
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The Fruit of the Tree Author Book 1907/00/00
Madame de Treymes Author Novella 1907/03/02
A Motor-Flight Through France Author Book 1908/00/00
The Hermit and the Wild Woman and Other Stories Author Book 1908/00/00
Artemis to Actaeon and Other Verse Author Book 1909/00/00
Tales of Men and Ghosts Author Book 1910/10/00
The Reef Author Book 1912/00/00
Ethan Frome Author Book 1912/02/00
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The Custom of the Country Author Book 1913/00/00
Fighting France: From Dunkerque to Belfort Author Book 1915/00/00
The Book of the Homeless Author Book 1916/00/00
Summer Author Book 1917/00/00
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The Marne (novella) Author Novella 1918/00/00
French Ways and Their Meaning Author Book 1919/00/00
The Age of Innocence Author Book 1920/00/00
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In Morocco Author Travelogue 1920/10/00
The Glimpses of the Moon Author Book 1922/00/00
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A Son at the Front Author Book 1923/00/00
Old New York Author Book 1924/00/00
Bewitched (short story) Author Short Story 1925/00/00
The Mother's Recompense Author Book 1925/00/00
The Writing of Fiction Author Book 1925/00/00
Twelve Poems Author Book 1926/00/00
Here and Beyond Author Book 1926/00/00
Twilight Sleep Author Book 1927/01/02
The Children Author Book 1928/00/00
Hudson River Bracketed Author Book 1929/00/00
Certain People Author Book 1930/00/00
The Gods Arrive Author Book 1932/00/00
Human Nature Author Book 1933/00/00
A Backward Glance Author Book 1934/00/00
Roman Fever Author Short Story 1934/00/00
The World Over Author Short Story 1936/00/00
Ghost (Stories of Edith Wharton) Author Book 1937/00/00
The Eyes (short story) Author Short Story 1937/00/00
His Father's Son (short story) Author Short Story 1937/00/00
The Legend (short story) Author Short Story 1937/00/00
The Blond Beast (short story) Author Short Story 1937/00/00
The Letters (short story) Author Short Story 1937/00/00
The Bolted Door (short story) Author Short Story 1937/00/00
The Daunt Diana (short story) Author Short Story 1937/00/00
Afterward (short story) Author Short Story 1937/00/00
The Debt (short story) Author Short Story 1937/00/00
Full Circle (short story) Author Short Story 1937/00/00
Fast and Loose Author Book 1938/00/00
The Buccaneers Author Book 1938/00/00

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