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The Age of Innocence (book)

  • Type: Novel
  • Length: 305 pages



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1869/00/00 Mary Mason Jones Home Designed by herself and Robert Mook, a white marble French chateau style mansion is built for Mary Mason Jones (Mrs Manson Mingott in "The Age of Innocence") at 1 East 57th St (lost). Inside, broad steps ascend to the 2nd floor entrance of a large ball. Midtown Center
1920/07/00 "The Age of Innocence" is originally published as installments in the Pictorial Review from July to October 1920.
1920/10/00 Edith Wharton Author "The Age of Innocence" is published by Appleton in book form in October 1920 in New York and London. 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
1920/10/00 D Appleton and Company Publisher "The Age of Innocence" is published by Appleton in book form in October 1920 in New York and London. 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
1921/06/00 Edith Wharton Author Edith Wharton, the first woman to be honored, receives the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for "The Age of Innocence" for "best presenting the wholesome atmosphere of American life." 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
1921/06/18 New York World Pulitzer Prize Authority John L Heaton sends a note to The World's editor clarifying that the Novel jury did not recommend Wharton's "The Age of Innocence" for the Pulitzer, but had selected "Main Street" and that the Pulitzer board reversed their decision. 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
1921/06/18 Sinclair Lewis Main Street Author John L Heaton sends a note to The World's editor clarifying that the Novel jury did not recommend Wharton's "The Age of Innocence" for the Pulitzer, but had selected "Main Street" and that the Pulitzer board reversed their decision. 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
1921/06/22 Hamlin Garland Pulitzer Juror Robert M Lovett writes in 'The New Republic' that the Pulitzer jury had actually selected 'Main Street' by Sinclair Lewis, not 'The Age of Innocence' by Wharton. Lovett did not say, but they had most likely been overruled by Nicholas Murray Butler. 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
1921/06/22 Nicholas Murray Butler Pulitzer board member Robert M Lovett writes in 'The New Republic' that the Pulitzer jury had actually selected 'Main Street' by Sinclair Lewis, not 'The Age of Innocence' by Wharton. Lovett did not say, but they had most likely been overruled by Nicholas Murray Butler. 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

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Particulars for The Age of Innocence (book):
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Architectural Attribute Brownstone Townhouse or other urban residence made of brownstone, a Triassic-Jurassic sandstone, common on New York City neighborhoods
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Vehicle Hansom Cab nimble, 2 wheeled horse-drawn carriage accommodating two inside, with the driver seated behind, named after its founder A J Hansom.
Sociology Marriage legally or formally recognized union of two people as partners in a personal relationship
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Art Type Novel long form fiction narrative that is at least 40,000 words in length
Award Pulitzer Prize
Vocation Sexton (church office) a church officer or employee who takes care of the church property and performs related minor duties (such as ringing the bell for services and digging graves)
Social tete-a-tete a private conversation between two people

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Original Language: English



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