Edith Wharton

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Born

January 24, 1862

Born into a rich family in NYC

Verses published

1878

poetry

Married Edward Robinson

1885

The Decoration of Houses published

1897

nonfiction

The Greater Inclanation published

1899

short story

Souls Belated published

1899

short story

Crucial Instances published

1901

short story

The Valley of Decision published

1902

Her first book

The Reckoning published

1902

short story

Sanctuary published

1903

The Descent of Man and other Stories published

1903

short stories

The Other Two published

1904

short story

Italian Villas and Their Gardens published

1904

nonfiction

The House of Mirth published

1905

novel

Italian Backgrounds published

1905

nonfiction

The Fruit of the Tree published

1907

novel

Madame de Treymes published

1907

novel

Writing Ethan Frome

1908 - 1911

The Hermit and the Wild Woman and Other Stories published

1908

short stories

A Motor Flight Through France published

1908

nonfiction

Affair With Morton Fullerton

1908 - 1910

Artemis to Actaeon and Other Verses written

1909

poetry

Tales Of Men and Ghosts published

1910

short story

Ethan Frome published

1911

one of her most famous novels

Custom of the Country published

1913

novel

Divorced Robinson

1913

The Reef published

1913

novel

Worked for Red Cross

1914 - 1918

France From Dunkerque to Belfort published

1915

nonfiction

Xingu and Other Stories published

1916

short stories

Summer published

1917

novel

The Marne published

1918

novel

French Ways and Their Meaning published

1919

nonfiction

The Age of Innocence published

1920

novel

In Morocco published

1920

nonfiction

Pulitzer Prize in Literature

1921

first in fiction afforded to a woman

Glimpses of the Moon published

1922

novel

A Son at the Front published

1923

novel

Recieved an Honorary Doctorate from Yale

1923

Old New York published

1924

short story

The Spark published

1924

novel

The Mother's Recompense published

1925

novel

The Writing of Fiction published

1925

nonfiction

Twelve Poems published

1926

poetry

Here and Beyond published

1926

Twilight Sleep published

1927

novel

The Children published

1928

novel

Hudson River Bracketed published

1929

novel

Certain People published

1930

short story

The Gods Arrive published

1932

novel

Human Nature published

1933

short story

A Backward Glance published

1934

autobiography

Roman Fever published

1934

short story

The World Over published

1936

short story

Ghosts published

1937

short story

Died

August 11, 1937

near Paris France,

The Buccaneers published

1938

novel

Fast and Loose published

1938

novel