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Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton

  • In the fictional New England town of Starkfield, an unnamed narrator is forced to stay at the home of Ethan Frome during a winter storm. He relates his encounter with Frome, "the most striking figure in Starkfield, he was but the ruin of a man, with a careless powerful look - in spite of a lameness checking each step like the jerk of a chain"....

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1911
  • Classic story of wasted lives, set against a bleak New England background. Superbly delineated characters in a hauntingly grim tale of thwarted love. Considered by many to be Wharton's masterpiece.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012
  • One of Wharton?s most popular works during her lifetime, Ethan Frome is another tragedy. Its locale is a fictional New England town, and its structure features a first-person framework (first and last chapter) around a lengthy flashback, as an unnamed narrator tells Frome?s story. Frome, now ?a ruin of a man? and once a man of ambition, was injured...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2014
  • Edith Wharton?s most widely read work is a tightly constructed and almost unbearably heartbreaking story of forbidden love in a snowbound New England village. This brilliantly wrought, tragic novella explores the repressed emotions and destructive passions of working-class people far removed from the elevated social milieu usually inhabited by Wharton?s...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2012
  • Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work. An entrancing but sad story of a poverty-stricken Massachusetts...

    Publisher : Simon & Schuster
    published : 2014
  • 'He seemed a part of the mute melancholy landscape, an incarnation of its frozen woe, with all that was warm and sentient in him fast bound below the surface' Ethan Frome works his unproductive farm and struggles to maintain a bearable existence with his difficult, suspicious and hypochondriac wife, Zeena. But when Zeena's vivacious cousin enters...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2012
  • Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome (1911) is a novel about emotional frigidity. Set in New England in the fictional town of Starkfield, Massachusetts, the story concerns Ethan Frome and his cantankerous wife Zeena. Mattie comes to help her cousin Zeena keep house, and her youthful beauty and good humor fascinate Ethan. Zeena decides to replace Mattie...

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2008
  • Ethan Frome, a lonely and downtrodden farmer, lives alone with his sickly, judgmental wife Zeena and her cousin Mattie, who helps around the house. Ethan and Mattie have feelings for one another, but are trapped in the hopelessness of their situation. When Zeena becomes suspicious and threatens to send Mattie away, Ethan takes matters into his own...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013
  • Ethan Frome, a lonely and downtrodden farmer, lives alone with his sickly, judgmental wife Zeena and her cousin Mattie, who helps around the house. Ethan and Mattie have feelings for one another, but are trapped in the hopelessness of their situation. When Zeena becomes suspicious and threatens to send Mattie away, Ethan takes matters into his own...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2015
  • One of literature?s keenest social critics, Pulitzer Prize?winning author Edith Wharton weaves a tragic small-town tale of epic proportions in this masterful novella Physically disfigured and trapped in a loveless marriage to a sickly older woman, Ethan Frome is a broken man. He lives a desolate, impoverished life in the town of Starkfield, Massachusetts,...

    Publisher : Open Road Media
    published : 2015