The next session will be on Dec. 2nd from 3:30-5:30. This will be the last meeting of the Informal Reading Group this year.
Edith Wharton wrote in a post-Romantic style, the style called Realism. The story and the characters show the tension between Romanticism and Realism.
Edith Wharton on Wikipedia (English) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edith_Wharton
There seems to be no Japanese Wikipedia entry for her, but perhaps some of you can find a good website in Japanese about her.
Did this painting influence Wharton? We can discuss this in the session, perhaps.
This website tells the whole story of “Age of Innocence” in a “digested” form (in English, though).
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