Quotes by Edith Wharton

About Edith Wharton:

Edith Wharton was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1927, 1928 and 1930. Wharton combined her insider's view of America's privileged classes with a brilliant, natural wit to write humorous, incisive novels and short stories of social and psychological insight. She was well acquainted with many of her era's other literary and public figures, including Theodore Roosevelt.

Author Bio

  • NameEdith Wharton
  • DescriptionAmerican novelist, short story writer, designer
  • BornJanuary 24, 1862
  • DiedAugust 11, 1937
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionWriter; Novelist
  • AwardsKnight Of The Legion Of Honour; National Women's Hall Of Fame