Edith Wharton, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Edith Wharton

American novelist, short story writer, designer

Date of Birth: 24-Jan-1862

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States

Date of Death: 11-Aug-1937

Profession: prose, writer, poet, translator, novelist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Edith Wharton

  • Edith Wharton (; born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was an American novelist, short story writer, playwright, and designer.
  • Wharton drew upon her insider's knowledge of the upper class New York "aristocracy" to realistically portray the lives and morals of the Gilded Age.
  • She was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1921.
  • She was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 1996.

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