2 Apr La Edad de la Inocencia has 13 ratings and 0 reviews. Al amable mundo de convenciones sociales estrictas en el que se mueve. La edad de la inocencia (título original inglés: The Age of Innocence) es una novela de Edith Wharton publicada en y que fue galardonada en con el. The Age of Innocence is a novel by the American author Edith Wharton. It was her twelfth novel, and was initially serialized in in four parts, in the.

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La Edad de la Inocencia 4. The Age of Innocence centers on an upper-class couple’s impending marriage, and the introduction of the bride’s cousin, plagued by scandal, whose presence threatens their happiness.

Widowed at 28, she has ensured her family’s social ediht through her own shrewdness and force of character. However, Newland then discovers that Ellen has decided to return to Europe.

La Edad de la Inocencia

See all 4 reviews. After a failed engagement, Edith married a wealthy sportsman, Edward Wharton. She had spent her middle years, including the whole of World War Iin Europe, where the devastation of a new kind of mechanized warfare was inocenciaa most deeply.

Mrs Mingott was inspired by Edith Wharton’s own portly great-great-aunt, Mary Mason Jones, who is said to have given rise to the phrase ” Keeping up with the Joneses “, due to her belief that fashionable society would always strive to keep up with her.

Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude ce profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Twenty-six years edxd, after May’s death, Newland and his eldest son are in Paris. El libro es brillante pero en mi kindle aparecia con espacios entre las lineas, bastante incomodo de leer.


La Edad de la Inocencia by Edith Wharton

The title is an ironic comment on the polished outward manners of New York society when compared to its inward machinations. Pikalfu Chuscatina rated it really liked it Oct 15, Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. She attends parties with disreputable people such as Julius Beaufort and Mrs. Her conscience and responsibility to family complicate her love for Newland. Alberto marked it as to-read Aug 18, She has effectively trained her husband, the weak-willed Mr.

TusQuets; Translation edition January 1, Language: When he assures May that he loves only her, May appears to trust him, at least at first.

La Edad de la Inocencia by Edith Wharton. Hopelessly trapped, Newland decides to remain with May and not to follow Ellen, surrendering his love for the sake of his child. She was born Catherine Spicer, to an inconsequential family. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. May’s dullness, lack of imagination, and rigid views of appropriate and inappropriate behavior are a consequence of this influence.

Advertisements like that which appeared in the Morning Oregonian quoted William Lyon Phelp’s opinion that the book was “one of the best novels of the century”. The Omaha World Herald published a snippet promotion for Wharton’s book which described the novel as “an admirable characterization of a certain kind of American life”, and duly noting the massive change between old and new world which Wharton sought to capture.

Elsadercover marked it as to-read Aug 01, May 19, ISBN: Be the first to ask a question about La Edad de la Inocencia. Many of Wharton’s novels chronicle unhappy marriages, in which the demands of love and vocation often conflict with the expectations of society.


Wharton wrote the book in her 50s, after she had established herself as a strong author, with publishers clamoring for her work. She was awarded the French Legion of Honor for her courage and distinguished work.

The review must be at least 50 characters long. She is buried in the American Cemetery in Versailles, France. Despite similar backgrounds and a shared taste for travel, the marriage was not a success. It was her twelfth novel, and was initially serialized in in four parts, in the magazine Pictorial Review. She interrupts him to tell him that she learned that morning that she is pregnant; she reveals that she had told Ellen of her pregnancy two weeks earlier, despite not being sure of it at the time.

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The Greater Inclination Crucial Instances Una de mis novelas favoritas. Your wharotn viewed items and featured recommendations. Andrea added it Apr 30, Newland considers going up, but in the end decides not to; he walks back to his hotel without seeing her.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Since childhood, his life has been shaped by the customs and expectations of upper-class New York City society.

Xiana Otero marked it as to-read Aug 19, Alba Lozano marked it as to-read May 07,