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Whar·ton(wôr′tn, hwôr′-), Edith Newbold Jones 1862-1937.
American writer whose works include subtle satires on New York society, such as The House of Mirth (1905), and the short, tragic novel Ethan Frome (1911). She won a Pulitzer Prize in 1921 for The Age of Innocence.
(Biography) Edith (Newbold). 1862–1937, US novelist; author of The House of Mirth (1905) and Ethan Frome (1911)
Whar•ton(ˈʰwɔr tn, ˈwɔr-)
Edith, 1862–1937, U.S. novelist.