The House of Mirth
by Edith Wharton , Dr. Keith Carabine , Janet Beer
Editor: Wordsworth Editions Ltd
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Introduction and Notes by Janet de la Bière, Metropolitan University of ManchesterThe House of Joy, tells the story of Lily Bart, 29 years old, beautiful, poor and in need of a rich husband to safeguard his place in the elite of society, and in support of his beloved habits of his clothes, his charities and his gamblingRefusing to marry without love and money, Lily becomes vulnerable to this kind of gossip and slander that attach themselves to a girl who has been on the wedding market for too longWharton traces the path of the Lily is the life, the delivery, along the path, of a broader image of a society in transition, of rapid change of New York, where the old certainties of morals, morals and family have disappeared, and that the individual has become a basic consumableThe House of Joy was published in October 1905 to a generalization of criticismHe became a bestseller and is today considered one of Edith Wharton’s most accomplished and convincing social satires.
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