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A. Aphra Behn
B. Emily Bronte
C. Jane Austen
D. Edith Wharton

This question is part of All About Literature
Asked by Alfred Hook, Last updated: Dec 19, 2019

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C.Kevin

C.Kevin

Answered Nov 27, 2017

Edith Wharton was a writer of novels and short stories. She was born in New York in America in 1862 and died in 1937 in France. Wharton used the American upper class as her view for writing. The Pulitzer Prize was awarded to her in the early 1920s. Both her husband and her loved to travel. They would go to Europe a few times. Besides winning the Pulitzer, Wharton was also nominated three times for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Edith Wharton didn’t begin publishing her work until she was forty years old. Wharton also enjoyed designing fashion. Aphra Behn was a writer for plays and poems, but she was from England. Also, Emily Bronte and Jane Austen were also from England and wrote different types of works.

 

C.Kevin

C.Kevin

Answered Nov 27, 2017

Edith Wharton was a writer from the United States. She was born in New York in 1862 and died in 1937. During her years, she wrote many novels and short stories. Since she lived during the late nineteenth century, many of her stories take place there. The unusual aspect about Wharton is that she did not start writing a novel until she turned forty.

However, Wharton wrote many different diverse pieces including over a dozen novels, over 80 short stories and many poems. Along with writing, Edith Wharton also became interested in fashion with her designing. Edith Wharton loved to travel and garden. She married a man when she was 23 years old and he was 35 years old at the time.

 

Alfred Hook

Alfred Hook

Answered Aug 31, 2017

Edith Wharton
 

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