House Of Mirth
Drama Characters: 5 male, 5 female Unit set. Based on the classic story that helped to establish Edith Wharton as the first great American woman novelist, this moving play vividly brings to the stage Lily Bart's flamboyant progress through the glorious whirl of New York's high society, circa 1905, and her tragic fall. The satirical love story is staged as a series of flashbacks over her coffin. Faithful to Edith Wharton's distinct style of dialogue, this dramatic version opened to acclaim in London. "Elegant ... series of precisely staged and evocative dramatic tableaux." Guardian. "Deep, dark and powerful ... [with] dramatic and tragic impact." The News. "There's actually not much mirth in this haunting, powerful play but there is desire, greed and tragedy to match all the greatest love stories.... A winner." Southern Daily Echo.
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There is something about the way Wharton describes the very rich of late 1800s America, in The House of Mirth, that can only really be captured with the very delicate paper of this edition. Of the ... Read full review
My Dear Friend Lily BartUser Review - Overstock.com
"...but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth." And so, this book is filled with fools of society. They are painted as vain, materialistic, selfish, driven superficially by the society they live ... Read full review
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The House of Mirth (1905), by Edith Wharton, is a novel about New York socialite Lily Bart attempting to secure a husband and a place in rich society. ...
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Finding Balance and Pleasure in 'The House of Mirth' : NPR
As a young woman living in Paris in 1968, author Mireille Guiliano found friendship — and frustration — in Lily Bart, Edith Wharton's naïve, self-interested ...
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The House of Mirth was published in 1905 when Edith Wharton was forty-three. ... The House of Mirth is a novel of manners, one of the first to emerge in ...
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Of all her novels, The House of Mirth (1905) perhaps illustrates this incongruity best, ... Wharton's heroine in The House of Mirth, the dazzling Lily Bart, ...
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