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Mirth and metre

Frank E. Smedley

Mirth and metre

by Frank E. Smedley

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Published by G. Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby two merry men, Frank E. Smedley and Edmund H. Yates ; with illustrations by M"Connell.
ContributionsYates, Edmund Hodgson, 1831-1894., McConnell, William, 1833-1867.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5453 .S2
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 111 p., [6] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6723585M
LC Control Number29000848
OCLC/WorldCa4145685

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Full text of "Mirth and metre: consisting of poems [&c.]." See other formats. First published inThe House of Mirth shocked the New York society it so deftly chronicles, portraying the moral, social and economic restraints on a woman who dared to claim the privileges of marriage without assuming the responsibilities.

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The House of Mirth Summary. Meet Miss Lily Bart. She's Mirth and metre book, beautiful, and poised to marry a rich, boring bachelor in New York in the late s.

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The House of Mirth is the novel that first established the literary reputation of Pulitzer Prize-winner Edith Wharton. In it, she honed her devastating acerbic style, created one of her most memorable heroines in Lily Bart, and discovered her defining theme: the vulgarity, greed, human frailty, and false social values that form the true foundation of New York society.

In the contemporary book review "New York Society Held up to Scorn in three New Books" (15 October ) The New York Times critic said that The House of Mirth is "a novel of remarkable power" and that "its varied elements are harmoniously blended, and [that] the discriminating reader who has completed the whole story in a protracted sitting Author: Edith Wharton.

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In the woody hollows of the park there was already a faint chill; but as the ground rose the air grew lighter, and ascending. The House of Mirth, by Edith Wharton, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.

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Carrie accompanies the Gormers to one of their new houses and while there meets George Dorset while taking a walk. He pleads with her to give him some proof of his wife's infidelities, implying that he wants to divorce her and marry Lily instead.

The House of Mirth is a novel of manners, one of the first to emerge in American literature. Lily's slide down the social ladder, in which each rung is a mere imitation of the one above it, has been compared to the determinist fiction of Flaubert and Zola.Magic, Mystery and Mirth is a wonderful collection of diverse stories.

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